I'd at least insist that at 12 the kids can choose to disaffiliate. It is amazing how different values and outlooks, interpersonal relationships can be from family to family. Did everything in my power to support him, whether it be financial, emotional, etc.
There is no such thing as a perfect Mormon family- regardless of whether the parents are sealed or not. I wish you all well on your recovery from this particularly vile church. Don't have any support as family is too far away and we're always on the move. March 19, And congratulations, "lovableluciferian" for walking away from the precipice of an untenable relationship. I'm dating a lovely guy who is in his first year of medical residency. You've all been so helpful. And of course, everyone has a different experience.
But daughter and I agreed that this teaching was unhealthy. Calls during thanks giving and Christmas makes me really upset. I'm a Mormon girl in love with an amazing non-Mormon man. I have given up my career to stay with the kids and lonely is most cetainly my new reality. Here is hoping I manage to land myself one of them and preferably a single one!!. I also think he is not used to anyone telling him "no" or going against his opinion. Some of the guests talked about the importance of helping hard core mormons to be open and accepting to ALL their brothers and sisters in the church, regardless of sexual orientation.
It is crucial to recognize that Mormonism has elements of belief, practice, and custom that work to make interfaith marriages especially difficult and inconvenient for both spouses. Might be worth working through the missionary lessons and CES letter to see if they can agree at least to disagree. The thing is I didn't want to marry someone who I'd never see or spend time with. Such beliefs make the girls confident about being women. All I can think about is the fact that his schedule means that I will have to be the one to shoulder all the parenting and household responsibilities. Sorry for the VERY late reply. It's not that she doesn't believe you right now, but it is a bone she will never drop. There's a picture of the magic rock he found while digging a neighbor's well. Break up with her.