It has to do with their character. He will have to be okay with being thought not good enough to help in circumstances in which you believe that priesthood power is needed. You can't provide that for her so your marriage will be defective from the outset. Don't fall in love with a doctor. I would show her this recent post for example: Her family will also be thinking about this and will talk to you about it when you spend time with them. Facebook Email Twitter Print. The struggle is real. You are commenting using your WordPress.
He was devastatedcalled me every night crying telling me to please go back. That of course does not mean all eternal marriages should have been entered into or will succeed. Should we try to heed their counsel and marry in the Church. Better than freezing up and avoiding them altogether. I can honestly say it has been the worst decision of my life. This is really a conversation you need to have with him.
I am so beyond afraid of what lies ahead in terms of residency; the loneliness, missing out on years of family experiences together, raising two kids by myself we have a 1. I also expected that my spouse would be temple worthy and that I would get married in the temple, which was not the case. Also don't ask questions that are too intrusive, or those that you would not like to answer yourself. If you think your girlfriend's resistance to being exposed to anything critical of Mormonism sounds cult-like, you are right.
As I grew and became confident, I learned how to deal with social awkwardness. Someday she may really regret everything, and miss you like crazy. I love my non-member husband of nearly 20 years. Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom. If you decide to stay.