This was hard for me because my faith is deeply rooted within me. If I were you, I would sever the relationship and find someone else. Given the fact that doctors, esp surgeons, have a very busy life in US, it seems logical. As a parent, we hope our children will make life choices that will give them the greatest chance of happiness. My husband did his residency in family medicine before work hour restrictions and pulled hour work weeks just like the surgeons. Another simple and doable option is to go online; there are many LDS dating sites where you can sign up and meet new and interesting people. However, from what I have seen he has all of the qualities I want from someone long-term. We attempted to date back when I was in undergrad and he was in med school, and it went nowhere -- mostly because I was young, immature, self-centered and your typical spazzy college kid at that point.
Sadly, I'm not sure at this point. 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 is passionate about it. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy. That I will be expected to be a full time single parent most of the time. Did you know Joseph smith married the wives of other living men. I also expected that my spouse would be temple worthy and that I would get married in the temple, which was not the case. In the long run, being married to a nonmember has made me a better person. This man basically tells you in a simple way within 6 minutes.
Given the high divorce rate in this particular specialty, it might have helped him if there were people in the environment who questioned his behavior or at the very least, registered some sort of disapproval. Marriage to the right person is wonderful. I am dating a wonderful man, amazing. He has no idea now long it actually takes to finish boards and match. Talk about issues with Jehovah's Witnesses etc. It is nice to hear that I am not alone, and that we can do it.