I volunteer every week, I put others before myself, etc. I would love to someday find myself sitting in the pew with you, sharing this amazing journey. I am married to a DH and what helps me the most is knowing my whole life revolves around him and medicine always come first. A Mormon will tearfully and emotionally recite whichever lesson they need at the given moment. In childhood, that includes the majority. I think love and caring can be more important. Its was written in shorthand so its hard to read. I have been known to share though because it gets on my nerves when my friends complain to me about how much money we are making Recently by some pure act of coincidence my hubby ended up with a day off on Labor day. Mormon theology is pretty clear: But Mormon theology is also rich with opportunities for second chances. IF she becomes an Atheist free thinker like you then consider keeping her.
I believe that there will be a lot more mercy than justice being dished out at the judgment. I know kids and a house will make our time together challenging, but for as long as I have known him his family is the most important thing and he makes sure to keep a strong relationships between them. The religious differences between you two are a deal-breaking fault. I get to spend my life with someone who was not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender roles. Additionally, you need to take stock of your beliefs and acknowledge they may change overtime. I'd love to hear from more veterans about how to make this work in the long run. I'm going to disagree with what some of the people have said.
I wish there was a mother's support network for us all to join and meet up. Then be clear you will never convert. You can also attend their singles conferences, or participate in social activities organized by the Church. Does that make sense. That settles it for me. But she understands that I am committed to the Gospel, and will never leave it either. There will be pressure to go to church, marry in the temple, Yada Yada You will want to make sure you're ready to battle this for years, maybe a lifetime. You need to disabuse them of this notion. When my daughter needs challenged in soccer, I took her everywhere, I studied vocabulary list with them, wrote essay with them, math facts……. You got some good advice from the other posters on how to maintain contact.
Their son grew up to become a temple president. I will definitely take your advice and talk with him about my concerns I truely love him and want us to see eye to eye about certain issues since we are working towards being in this for the long run. Many Mormon girls place the cart before the horse. Unconditional love, excellent communication, and unwavering support. Another thing to keep in mind: It's a very long, very hard journey to even get to that point of the MD marathon.