Attacking other posters is not allowed, but this forum recognizes the difference between a belief and the person holding to that belief. Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom. Pay for the first few dates.
I completely agree, but I think the critical part is that he needs to talk to her. Would they have stayed in the church if dad was a member. I have recently seen too much of these false promises that people use to make others feel good. You just have to decide if the payoff is worth it.
If yes, do you promise to not proselytize to me and let me drink a simple cup of coffee in my own home. I fully understand the fact that I need to do those things so I can accomplish my dream. If you are a believer and are willing to go, then well and good. I get a lot of satisfaction out of being a paramedic and my business is a long time dream. He will always downplay it. It is so frustrating emotionally and physically to be your faithful wife. The idea of a rich doctor is almost antiquated. Take the missionary lessons, read the Book of Mormon and the Bible.
Why shouldn't both people be responsible for making it work. I'm glad you both have found a way to get past the incredible forces that are working against you. You might need to trade missionary lessons for research on her part, and we can suggest less scary resources. Keep things going and see what happens. Just to make things worse I am from South America, he is australian and we live in Australia, no much support here Anyway good to know that I am not the only one. I have been dating a great guy for about a year now, and we started dating shortly after my parents died of cancer. God and the Goddess had something more waiting for me. Maybe it won't be a big deal.