You should not be trying to be exclusive with one person, so go on dates with as many people as you can. They must refrain not only from sex, but also passionate kissing or similar physical contact, or any act that arouses such feelings. Her experience may or may not be typical, but it is something to consider. Or is this pretty standard behavior for a busy person in his position Just a heads up from someone in the medical field, the experience of residency will own them until the end of it. I do think this girl is a keeper, and I'm more than willing to tolerate, be patient and live with the crazy schedule. And that fairly constant theme has some deep implications your girlfriend will have to face.
They want a man who has navigated the stormy seas of the world, who has just a little bit of history, and has overcome the degenerate worldly culture, a man who has discovered for himself where peace and happiness lie. She hasn't submitted the paperwork yet but I have no doubt that she will do this eventually. They do exist and you deserve that. I have given up my career to stay with the kids and lonely is most cetainly my new reality. Whenever you're down or lonely, read the yellow bits. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. Say goodbye to all that. But at the hospital, I'm helping the other guy who was injured when his car wrecked six hours ago, and I can't just bail.
I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference. Your mids is still young. You will join the church.
Someday she may really regret everything, and miss you like crazy. Whatever your leaders have said, consider their counsel, give it the weight it deserves, then counsel with your Heavenly Father about your own situation. The Church does not recognize homosexual marriage, and does not condone sexual activity outside of marriage. You don't want a divorce because it will hurt the kids - they love him and think he's the greatest. Although there are no strict rules as to who should do the asking, the Mormons are very conservative and in general, they expect guys to do the asking. I learned how truly very Mormon I really am, to the deepest part of my soul. He can't just put his shoes on and go. Is this a sign of my own weakness.