I intend to spend some quality time in the temple, with my bishop, and with close family and friends as I think and pray my way through this decision, but I would also value your insights into this. Submit a new link. She wants the captain of a ship who can direct all aspects of a relationship, including spiritual direction. Let me say this so you can get an idea of just how crazy and how much your girl friend is into the Mormon religion: These are known as "garments". I'm sorry this was so longwinded and not really an answer to your questions. I could go on, but this should give you the idea.
My husband is finishing up residency and is never around. It sucks to admit, but I broke up with him after 6 months because I didn't think there was any point if we couldn't be together forever. I hate to say it, but if you are serious, go explore her world. With so much pervasive degeneracy in the media, Mormon parents think they are safe showing their kids Disney movies. My nonmember husband and I have been married for almost 18 years. Sometimes I wonder if it's "Better to end it now and cut off the limb and let the stump heal". Even without temple covenants marriage is a noble and worthy institution. Lonliness is hard no matter the reason for it. He then proceeded to beat the shit out of her for a decade. Fall in love, learn, make some mistakes, laugh, serve other people, reproduce, and let the whole story start again.
I thought about those deeply spiritual moments I had had in life and how special they were to me. My dream in life as cliche as it sounds is to be happy, and to raise a family - be one of those home mums who goes to school meetings, and award nights, and bakes cakes for their kids school fares. That ended in OP should do the most honest thing possible. It is helpful to know that there are others who are experiencing the same emotions and to hear about your coping methods and advice. If you go yourself, you'll see - those people are good people.
But what I discovered surprised me. That's our best option. Like many single members of the church, I have often wondered whether I would be willing to marry someone outside of the temple, and over the past few years I have come to believe that I would be willing to do so. It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person. I believe when you die, you die, and you live on in memories and hearts. Oh, and remember LDS girls are usually good at leading guys on with potential sex to get guys to agree to what they want join the church. At 30, you just give up. Not having expectations, as others mentioned, is also key to reducing feelings of frustration. That will most likely be the deal breaker for her.