This is because they gave up the structure of what made them desirable in the first place. Certainly not my husband. I wish you all well on your recovery from this particularly vile church. I'll tell her that we are strictly friends for now on.
The point is that there are way too many people talking in this thread as if they have some sort of psychic knowledge a stone in a hat, perhaps. My daughter thinks it's funny that she's known her SO 4 years - not ready for marriage. We just moved in together and I am very afraid of his ocd ways and heavy opinions. Though being with a resident is hard, it can be totally worth it if you're committed to the person and you know that they are committed to you - you just have to realize that commitment will look different coming from them. He believes in God, but also believes that God is everywhere, and therefore does not need to be worshipped in a specific place of worship with specific prayers. I just started dating this guy and not only is he in the army, but also a doctor. It has been very difficult to reconcile our two expectations, hopes and dreams. 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. I hated it so much, in fact, that I ran off to China.
I have learned this painfully with my child growing up in the LDS community. Even without temple covenants marriage is a noble and worthy institution. Also, I know a bunch of Mormons that say they are, but don't act like it. I am married to a doctor for one year now. Sometimes I wonder if it's "Better to end it now and cut off the limb and let the stump heal". Marriage is hard, period. It is amazing how different values and outlooks, interpersonal relationships can be from family to family. He also hints a lot to settling down with me.
An important is doing this together. Nevertheless, I rarely have any trouble with setting some time aside to stay in touch with family, friends, and any woman I might be dating, as well. I wana get married but im thinkin wether it wud be wise to get married after i finish studyin med. I still love my Heavenly Father and my Savior. He is still in residency. We do have a small baby but he is usually alseep by 7: Should I be worried.