I am scared of passing through all this you guys have passed before i even got to this blog i've thought bout it a lot. Many blessings to you. I am not sorry I married outside the LDS faith. If this happens, it might click something in her mind that says that what she experienced was pleasurable and she would like to have it again. It's not a gender issue or money issue. I've heard way too many stories of people breaking up with amazing people and they end up alone or in a less happy relationship. Marriage is unbelievably amazing and indescribably painful; I have been at it for 28 years with my soul mate. No complaints whatsoever though GF or BF and spouses of physicians quickly understand that medicine isn't a profession Many times you will be second. And frankly, you feel like such a loser. If they believe their religion, they will ultimately cause you pain and disappointment.
Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. I get to experience the joys of his culture, which I never would have known otherwise. Some exceptions and valid reasons do exist for divorce but self righteousness is not on of them. Most of us were suckled on that teat too. I love him more than life, He says the hours will get better after residency I really hope so. BYU was once the perfect place to find a great young woman and get married.
I was not in any way dissing her personally, nor dissing her at all, really Many people here have told the guy to run; I just went into more detail. The point is that he should ASK her if this is true for her. Thought the girl and I had a future, and we did, just not with each other I'll bet there are hundreds of boyfriend converts out there. I guess the only risk is your husband having an affair with someone at work. Over two years ago I started dating my current boyfriend. I married a person, not a religion. Because if you can't live and let live, you both need to dive deep into this stuff and figure out what you believe and want in your life.
I think you are all lucky to have such successful husbands, and I think in any marriage it is important to keep your own identity especially when you have children. That said, there are also a lot of pricks inside the church, who fully deserve membership. Or does this sound more like a conscious choice he's making not to get invested in this. She drove an old Dodge Neon during her cash-strapped residency and fellowship.