However, my situation is very different. If she can accept me for who I am and what I believe, knowing that I'll never give her the eternal family she wants, then maybe we'll be ok. I get it - he's dedicated years of his life to his craft and he has one chance to roll the dice. The fact she's dating you while you aren't a Mormon is at least a sign of hope. II do wish you luck. Response to your edit: Do NOT bring up or mention anything that could be considered "anti Mormon. Take the missionary lessons, read the Book of Mormon and the Bible. By exactly how much ESPN gets watched in the course of a man-day. The first vision is something she taught endlessly as a missionary - same with the Book of Mormon translation.
If it is a good honest relationship with two well-meaning people, you need to put work into it. Let them explore and see the many people who love Heavenly Father and serve him with all their heart. Did he ever buy me anything other than a coffee or a dinner. I hope that makes sense. He has never said a disparaging word about his mother. If you stay together l, you are going to have to remind her of that commitment. They nicely include all the pictures we grew up with on how the book was translated and admit that isn't how it happened. She's too heavily invested in Mormonism for that. And if you can make it to the Tree of Life and still be with your partner, guess what. If you do manage to break her away from the church, her family will be there to continue sowing doubt.
It is tempting for Mormon girls to become lazy because they have such a high standard compared to typical girls. I say to you, decisions determine destiny. As for deciding to marry someone who is not mormon, here is how I made the decision.
My husband is more relaxed now - even with 14 hour days - and yes, I am starting to feel like he is "coming back". Just remember that you chose one another. Pickings are slim at church.