I do not understand what makes these nurses think that they have a place in his life. Now the Pew survey only took into account self-identification, i. And once you are done with those, ask about social issues and where she stands. If it is even possible, would it strengthen or weaken their ability to develop a personal relationship with their Heavenly Father. If he is luck to be off call during the weekend, I would sleep most of the weekends away to make up the sleep deprivation. The LDS Church meets many of the criteria for cult behavior. Ive realized for the most part they are just too proudful and do not treat women very get. My next serious boyfriend was raised Methodist but considered himself non-denominational Christian and people would comment on that instead of his character. It won't be easy.
And your future kids will be taught that you are the reason they don't have an "eternal" family. I will keep reading, but it looks like most of the stuff about racism and polygamy has been "adequately" explained away by updates to LDS. If you don't mind some slightly off-topic advice, I can assure you that you will meet plenty of other beautiful, interesting women going forward. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. Additionally, just as corporate cultures exist, so does it exist for every family. They are exhausted, under tons of pressure, stressed, and expected to be studying hours after their long shifts. He will have to wait outside if his children marry in the temple.
If I were you, I would sever the relationship and find someone else. She went ahead a married a non member. Trust me, though--you will. Maybe it won't be a big deal. I grew up in Utah, attended BYU, and served a mission. It just seems like I'm never on his mind unless I'm physically in front of him, and then he's sweet as can be. It's gonna hurt, and it's gonna break her heart, but much less so than waiting until you've both committed to each other and start discussing your future together.
If your spouse believes in infant baptism, will you allow the children to have that. What you described, just being in each other's presence, sounds perfect. Today, at my ward sacrament meeting, in the back section of the chapel where I was sitting, all the women except one were Mormon wives in interfaith families. They have heavy-handed laws, free handouts, unfair advantages for getting jobsвa loud feminist illusion spoon fed to them. If you want to go against that trend, one of you will almost certainly change perspective. I'm dating a lovely guy who is in his first year of medical residency. It's a foolish dream I suppose.