And if you can make it to the Tree of Life and still be with your partner, guess what. While my husband is not a doctor he does have a job that requires very odd hours a-typical of the American and works all holidays. Again, though the evolving times may have brought about a relaxation in this rule, it is still followed by many youngsters. This sub is a great place to do that.
Yes, talk talk talk about everything yoiu can think of, but beyond that I would suggest pre-marital counseling from people knowledgeable in each tradition at play this will probably take two different counselors, who might be faith-based. I wanted to be able to fully share my faith with my spouse, but this expectation was now up in the air. It was a complete turn around from what I'd previously seen from her but obviously it was something she'd been thinking about. 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. The standard principles of day game apply. It was not just frustrating but also saddening and stressful. If your heart longs for children, a family and love- why should you stop yourself holding out for some mystical Mormon man to swoop you off your feet. Point is, I can push myself to my extreme physical ends and he has barely broken a sweat. There's a reason so many Utahns are on anti depressants and anti anxiety meds.
If you feel peaceful with your decision and you feel it is right that should be helpful. If you are only after non-serious dates and spend a great time, you should be fine with this set up. There is no way she will may you without you going to the temple. That's all she thought about for 18 months, plus the months leading up to it, and winding down.
Mormon girls are the best, and you are pretty lucky. We do have cancelled Skype dates and rescheduled phone calls but when I really need him he puts his needs aside. I'll keep digging through it, but there's a lot there and I'd like some suggestions to narrow my search.