There is no freedom to think, no freedom to speak your mind, and no freedom to do anything that 'the brethren' say not to. I've already approached him like a million times to ask why he has been distant with me but now I'm realising it's his work load but he doesn't want to admit it's a lot for him. My seminary teacher went off on me about dating a non Mormon when I was talking about going to his prom. One red flag I have for Mormon girls is if they drink coffee. Most mormon girls look at guys like you as a project and that they have a lifetime to work on the project. The right age for getting married varies depends for men and women.
Finding a person with whom your wavelength matches, and around whom you feel you can just be yourself, talk about anything, and not be worried about being judged, is not as easy as the romantic movies and TV soaps make it out to be. Thank you so much for your blog and for the accompany comments to this entry. Having said this, there are several aspects of this particular religion that you need to be aware of as these will greatly affect how she will approach you and the relationship as a whole. It seems to me like you are walking into a relationship where there is a significant disconnect from the start. Oh well, I'll just pretend she's not mormon and see what happens. Is he aware that if your children are faithful members of the church they might end of marrying in the temple and he would not be allowed to attend the ceremony.
She asked me to read that site and write down questions. I am so glad to have found this blog too. She wants the eternal temple marriage and you will be her long term project TL;DR I considered ending my marriage of Save yourself pain by getting out before it gets harder. If it seems one is unable to find a spouse within the church, which commandment do you keep. This came about after many hours and many days of prayer, scripture study, going to the temple, receiving a priesthood blessing, and speaking with people I greatly trust my mom, especially. But marriages don't last if you have to hold back ugly, sarcastic comments when your partner attends religious services or defends religious beliefs. I forgot to mention that we've only been dating for 6 mo. I remember being at some random party in university, holding a beer and looking at the throngs of people around me who were drunk and stumbling.
You'll take out the trash, coordinate all the home repairs, pay all the bills, do all the yard work and generally work your ass off until you're emotionally and physically drained. If I catch you in the back seat trying to pick her locks, I'm going to send you back to mother in a card board box. No one appreciates how demanding it is unless they have lived it, many friends over the years said to me "lucky you, you are married to a Doctor. Then I discovered that Mormons were a welcome exception to the degeneracy that pervades American women. Interfaith marriage is but one variety of the learning experience. Mormonism is a religion that's as manipulative as it is comforting. I have been happily married to a non-mormon for 20 years. Yet others are really great human beings. I have found strength I never knew I had but if I knew then what I know now, I might have made a different decision.