Of course she won't want to watch something that in her mind attacks her religion. Best of luck, and God bless. It is funny that we are all anonymous. Then an explanation of the nature of your soul and where it came from and where it's going. I will be marrying my doctor boyfriend soon, and I have to say, I have never been more lonely. But realistically, if she is not open minded enough to even listen to someone who has a contrasting view of the church - how will she not continually discount you and your lack of beliefs. Thanks so much for the links. And yet I have such profound respect for his role in our community.
I won't lie, there are times I have said to myself "what am I doing living like this. Thanks for letting us know. You will have to bring her down to reality. She hasn't submitted the paperwork yet but I have no doubt that she will do this eventually. I thought she would grow out of it. Good luck to you. If you can only think of alcohol and coffee for a good time, you're very disappointed. There will be struggles in marriage and childrearing whether or not he is a member.
A lot of Mormons think that good people will obviously recognize the truthfulness of the church and quickly join. She honestly believes that she has the truth, and that if you are exposed to it enough you will recognize that. Or does this sound more like a conscious choice he's making not to get invested in this.
It is a tradeoff at best. A lot of what you say about Support was what I expected to find in residency. I've heard way too many stories of people breaking up with amazing people and they end up alone or in a less happy relationship. Not the end of the world. My two daughters have each chosen a man who is emotionally and physically available, thank goodness.