Do you work Easter, the day after your baby is born, weekends, nights. Good advice for "newbie" docs and spouses. Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion. Through this, if you run into unforeseen issues like sold out movies or you cannot get a seat at a restaurant, you will always have a backup plan. If I even mention wanting to talk just about normal life things, I am told not to tilt the balance between problems and fun. Keep yourself busy and do what you would normally be doing besides sitting around waiting for a guy to call. My husband, regardless of religious affiliation, is a beloved son of our Heavenly Father who is very much worthy of my love, affection and dedication. He just saw someone die or gave a devastating diagnosis or did an incredibly complex surgery with potential complications. Based on what you have written about your GF, my opinion is that you should cut your losses and move on. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens.
She said we couldn't watch it because the lady who produced the doc was formerly a professor at BYU but has since left the church, so she wouldn't have anything good to say. They are not God. Consider also the evolving perspective of the potential husband. It's satire, but this is all stuff you may hear at Thanksgiving dinner. My husband has the benefit of having his cake and eating it too. The Mormon church is certainly a time consuming church.
Just going to jump in and then jump out I remember how idealistic I was back then, but here's reality: You will be without him most of the time. If you remain active, Church service is very demanding of our lives в not a Sunday thing. Yes, those of us in the hospital work longer and harder days than most people with 9 to 5s, but we still have off days. I got to thinking about how I and others in my ward might react if a same sex couple attended church and how those views might WILL, fingers crossed change over the next decade. It will be up to you, her man, to support the positive expectations. Don't fall in love with a doctor. Feel free to see some of them as rhetorical. Living in an interfaith, marriage can be hell. And for mormons, the goal is always a temple marriage and a marriage for the eternities. Don't let her try to bring in the missionaries to explain; remind her that she is an RM and knows all they do and probably much more.