There is no freedom to think, no freedom to speak your mind, and no freedom to do anything that 'the brethren' say not to. He doted on me, and we had long skype conversations for the first few weeks. It is soooo difficult to cope. There's a reason so many Utahns are on anti depressants and anti anxiety meds. My husband and I have been together since we were year-olds at university trying to figure out where we stood with the faiths we had grown up in. I wouldn't wish this shit on my enemy. You are too young to deal with this. Though very busy he tries to be available when I need him. Hopefully she could realize if she was born into one of these cults that also distrust apostates she probably wouldn't see through them either.
If you are not old enough to consider marriage, you should be careful about having a serious, exclusive relationship. Doesn't leave many options here though but better than constantly having them push the church on you until you either give in and convert or break up. Imagine if all the men in the world weighed over pounds and acted like slobs. I was born and raised in the LDS faith. I have been looking for a support group on facebook but couldn't find one so I have created one. I have learned this painfully with my child growing up in the LDS community.
Mind control is not child's play, and the Mormon church has real people's blood on their hands for the despicable damage they've caused. You gals have my sympathy. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Are there things you've had to compromise on to mutually make it work. I was happy to read your blog. This is a reply to all.
Living in an interfaith, marriage can be hell. Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom. It means that before anything else, you have to be clear in saying that you want to date a Mormon girl. I would probably suggest that you cut your losses now. He made a big deal out of my birthday, holidays, etc. In my view, baptism at 8 is just a variation on infant baptism. Basically nothing like reality. I just wanted to tell you that I am grateful for your words!.