In the end people have to make their own decisions. I now think that 2 is the only reasonable choice to make, even as a man в staying single my whole life в until and unless I find the woman whom I cannot live without, the woman who is a true companion to me. If this is the case, she definitely can be reprogrammed and awakened. We all know that. I am a non Mormon. I am getting increasingly more resentful of the times I think he can choose us instead of residency. Never ask vague questions and give her definite options instead.
Try to find out his schedule in detail. Anonymous, You are definitely one of the the club. When my nephews started looking at porn on computers everybody blamed me when it wasn't me. We keep getting more and more wedding invitations to our apt and with each one I feel like my dreams float farther and farther away. Full respect and care. If it's the latter then you may need to be more direct and take initiative.
I feel like this pressure of finding a residency has already taken a toll in our relationship and somewhat "controlled" us for so long that I am already so tired of it. That and this recent article https: They are trying to explain how it's ok that the founder used a magic rock to hunt for buried treasure to earn money, and then used that same "seer stone" to translate the Book of Mormon. Just trying to make it through the week. I have a better and fuller relationship with God because my own practice has been supplemented by additional observance. I recall reading a talk from Elder Nelson in which he indicated that the church teaches general principles and does not spend time teaching exceptions to general principles. It is coming close to the time where I will be preparing for the MCAT and it is going to get a lot more hectic than it has been. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. Do not expect anything long term.
You should certainly still date even if you are not looking for a marriage partner. Stages of a Healthy Relationship. But realistically, if she is not open minded enough to even listen to someone who has a contrasting view of the church - how will she not continually discount you and your lack of beliefs. I am worried I won't be able to give him my everything, and the wonderful years of commitment and time spent with him will one day only be memories: Becoming a doctor is my dream, and I have worked incredibly hard thus far. You can watch them all in about a half an hour and you'll know almost everything you need to know.