She may be beautiful, friendly, and sincere. It is highly likely that she will pressure you to convert, and if you resist, she may resent you for being the barrier to her being sealed to her children. I just happened upon your blog I'm a doctor's wife as well - rural family medicine and I just wanted to agree with you that "have no expectations" is awesome advice. Please start another thread and continue the conversation. To others making this consideration, I would certainly suggest that you converse with your Father in Heaven about this important choice.
You should not be trying to be exclusive with one person, so go on dates with as many people as you can. Also not one Nickel will be tithed out of any shared funds. And no I would not pressure them to convert but as a Latter-day Saint I would pray for them to convert as I do for many people I know and love. Based on what you have written about your GF, my opinion is that you should cut your losses and move on. Marriage to the wrong person is extremely difficult. Yes, I have considered alternatives. Mormon theology is pretty clear: But Mormon theology is also rich with opportunities for second chances. The Mormon youth must not date before Aside from that, the Church also discourages them from getting into a serious relationship before they consider getting married. Cookies make wikiHow better. I am just short of living in a shelter because he has all of his pay going into a separate account for just him now and he has given access tot he account to his mistress.
I'm sorry you may be hearing a lot of negativity from us. Yet another reason I respect doctors so much-their emotional strength. Yes, anyone crazy enough to believe the story of gold plates should be able to rationalize a brown rock. The scenario where she refused to watch a possibly 'anti' documentary and wanted to watch church-sanctioned material sounds like a red flag. I married outside the church and have no regrets. 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. My kids are now 14, 12 and When they were younger it was so hard to be alone and take care of them. It is not something that should be taken lightly.
The man had essentially been in acadamics his whole life and was emotionally immature. Should I get rebaptized. It's so sad to think that people so young will be stuck wearing 19th century undies when they should enjoy their years of being young and stylish. I can honestly say this isn't worth it. She is passionate about it. Take issues as they arise, rather than throwing away what could be a good experience for you and her based off of what might happen. Because Utah mormons are waayyy different than mormons everywhere else. All that matters to her is things are how they are because god wants them that way. I haven't read every post like you probably havebut I've read a lot of them. I ask myself that every day.