I don't drive and we live far away from our family. Good advice for "newbie" docs and spouses. You should take your cues from your partner, not from documentaries or this sub, on whether your partner's views and actions are manipulative, brainwashy and damaging. But this phase isn't going to be short. Thanks - I searched but couldn't find it. Thank you so much. Jesus might have seemed like a cute, imaginary playmate at first, but on some level I would have been expecting to help her get over it.
Love does a lot. I can completely relate to all the other doctor' s wives feelings and life experiences. Me doing everything around the house, running all errands, and working full time doesn't compete with the high stakes work he does and he doesn't understand how hard I am working also because of his job. She was fine marrying in an LDS church instead of the temple, didn't want to convert me, and most importantly didn't try to change my beliefs or opinions. That sentence strikes me as rather bizarre--it seems to be alluding to a causal link between academics and being "emotionally immature," as you put it. He also brought up issues with the church when we discussed religion so slowly he brought to light some disturbing facts and even though I would have denied it, it got to me.
Well I have no choice. While my husband is not a doctor he does have a job that requires very odd hours a-typical of the American and works all holidays. That's what love is, right. And you seem like a good person. But what I discovered surprised me. Can you live your whole life with a husband you doesnt or never will believe in the mormon church.
You've all been so helpful. I thought about those deeply spiritual moments I had had in life and how special they were to me. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. While Scientology is way worse hopefully the parallels will get her thinking. We will see what life has in stock for me and this brilliant cardiologist. When my nomo husband does go to church we discuss the talks. This blog has been so helpful.