The house is perfect, with nothing out of place. Having no expectations and being flexible is very important. This is really a conversation you need to have with him.
If things get even more serious, try getting her to sign a pre-nup that neither she, nor her family will try to convert you. After a lot of thought during that relationship with a non-Mormon, I laid out exactly what struggles I was probably going to face: I was worried about my own faith. Good luck to you. Maybe we'll break up in a month. Take what you read with a grain of salt. I have recently seen too much of these false promises that people use to make others feel good. We started dating the summer before medical shool. The Mormon church is certainly a time consuming church. I'm no pushover; flexing like this just keeps our lives sane. The misogyny is deep in the Mormon church.
Never marry someone with the goal of a post-marriage conversion. Blogroll By Common Consent C. I wish you all well on your recovery from this particularly vile church. I suppose it depends on your personality. I'm dating a lovely guy who is in his first year of medical residency. I would never convert. Seek advice, and like the chick said, talk and talk and talk untill its all sorted out in your mind, and in his. If she can see that YOU are what is important in the relationship, not what you or she believes, ya'll have a chance. But what does it really mean to be a patriarch, to lead your tribe.
Thank you so much for putting this Blog together. I wish I could find a support group in South Africa. We still joke about the latter. Of course my parents love each other very much and would not choose another spouse, which is why her response caught me off guard. I gave her a piece of my mind as my home is much happier and healthy now then when I was married to my x. There is the possibility that she will wise up over time, but not likely. If you are only after non-serious dates and spend a great time, you should be fine with this set up. If she is still Mormon and you are not, she will always secretly hope that you convert, just like you will always secretly hope she leaves the church.