I forgot to mention that we've only been dating for 6 mo. She asked me not to contact her so that she could have the space she needed at this time. My next serious boyfriend was raised Methodist but considered himself non-denominational Christian and people would comment on that instead of his character. She is passionate about it. I would do it all over again and thank my lucky stars that I found this man, that he loves, and that I love him. Her beliefs are innocous but ultimately a death sentence for this relationship. Please girls advice me because this is already really overwhelming. I am often kind of waiting around until the last minute for him to contact me and let me know when he's free or I have to pursue him, which doesn't make me feel like he's very into me. She sacrificed two years of her life to convert people to the religion.
I think your response is Bang on. Whether you like it or not, you are both married to medicine. He can't make a mental switch easily to adjust to our pace of life. I dated a doctor who was into me and saw me frequently. Best wishes in whatever you decide. At best they just try to include you in the community, and at worst you are constantly told that you'll be welcome "when you're ready. I am a non-Mormon woman married to a Mormon manвwhich seems to be a less common scenario in the LDS world.
Unconditional love, excellent communication, and unwavering support. I decided to sort of play along because she was amazing and I didn't believe some of the things she was telling me she actually believed. Finally, it is a very tight-knit community and despite efforts to insulate you from conversion-minded missionaries, you will be exposed to a lot of people that think, like this woman does, that atheists are without a moral compass. I wouldn't just start bringing up the ces letter and the problems in it. They get hazed, they get questioned all the time, they don't get sleep, they have people's lives in their hands and have to struggle to be confident in what they know, but not too egotistical to kill someone Give him the benefit of the doubt and some space.
It really can be that simple. I think the most important thing is to bring up the issues as questions rather than points as why she's wrong. I completely relate to all you've written; many of us have come to see Mormonism for what it is, and the severe damage it does to human brains. Secondly, if he's still in residency, he has to prevail and give it his all. Cousin the same age who just got married has known her husband 6 months. He says it is harmless and is only fantasy as there is no touching involved. He has sacrificed parts of his career as well. She likely believes that her time as a missionary was preparation for marriage. If you marry him, you are committing to accepting him without the church and all that this entails. After our first kiss she lets me know she won't have sex with me because she's mormon and we'd need to be married first.