But there are many people on here who truly devoutly believed in Mormonism and broke free. This means first being clear that you want to go on a date. The man I started dating 8 years ago, long before med school was in the picture, is disappearing before my very eyes. In fact, the church is designed to help people come unto Christ, who is the only one who can change our hearts and help us overcome ourselves to come back to him. It is the greatest sadness of her life.
Joanna has written a good answer here. Mormonism is a religion that's as manipulative as it is comforting. This also means giving her something specific to do. If you are willing to understand and accept these, whether or not you are a Mormon, you can have a fun time dating Mormon girls. I've supported him for 5 years, taken on that Doctor's Partner role, put my ambitions on the back burner, and it hasn't done a lick of good.
You will join the church. I feel to say, if you hear this, Amy, in time, it will all come round right. Great questions, and a terrific answer, Joanna. If you can put yourself in his shoes, you would understand that, first of all, he is barraged by hungry patients all wanting answers and a piece of him. It MAY be true that a year in, her shelf will crack and she'll leave with him. What would your relationship look like if you were to marry. I"am a man married to a female doctor with two daughters one is five years of age the other two and a half. If you like her, and I'm assuming you do, I would suggest you continue the relationship and see how things pan out.
But the loneliness and the hours ER shifts are taken everything I had left in me. You can and should share with her why you don't and never will believe in the Mormon church, and let her decide for herself, but be prepared to have that blow up in your face. And they manage to get the time for it. I would not want my children raised Mormon which she seems intent on. I think nothing really prepared either of us for fellowship though.