I love him more than anyone else I've been with - but it takes a strong, patient woman willing to sacrifice a lot, to date a doctor. We seem to be one two different planets communication in two different languages. And don't fall for all their talk of being open and welcoming. What can you expect. Signs of an Affair. A few years ago I ended up in a wheelchair. Being married to a doctor is a difficult thing to balance. What are the strategies for not taking the absence personally I mentioned above that I'm cognizant of my SO's constraints, but it's definitely hard I have been married to an Interventional Radiologist 30 yrs. RB Ruth Barb May I'm an active Mormon girl.
Stages of a Healthy Relationship. I realize I rambled a bit and may not have answered all your questions; feel free to ask anything else you want to know. Find out what your partner thinks of as non-negotiable. I hope that makes sense.
In any case; I can assure you from your post that he doesn't sound like he's being selfish; the behavior does sound like its residency related and not selfishness related. Interesting to read the concerns of so many doctor's wives. Doesn't leave many options here though but better than constantly having them push the church on you until you either give in and convert or break up. How church discipline works. She likely believes that her time as a missionary was preparation for marriage. I would love to someday find myself sitting in the pew with you, sharing this amazing journey. My experience with non members has been so much more meaningful and caring.
I can be part of a church family whether my spouse goes or not. Just an idea, I have no idea what would actually work for her. She is probably thinking she can convert you if she is with you long enough and is a good enough example. Basically this is different than dating a religious mainstream Christian. Seek advice, and like the chick said, talk and talk and talk untill its all sorted out in your mind, and in his.