This always seemed terribly wrong to me. It would behoove you in this situation to act like a kid yourself. We always went every Sunday, had family prayer and scripture reading, etc. He later converted to her faith and was called to be a temple sealer. Everything we do when we are together seems to be pre-planned and must be executed just so, right down to unexpectedly turning off the lights at And I can relate to the walking on eggshells feeling when they are home. I feel he thinks we cannot be two masters in this boat and if I am this ambituous we may never have time to have and be a family. When out on a date with a Mormon guy or girl, be very decent, courteous, and well-mannered. There's a picture of the magic rock he found while digging a neighbor's well. Disney gives them the fantasy where they can easily achieve a standard of perfection with low risk.
Go on your different ways as friends and don't expect your relationship to go anywhere. You will be kept abreast of political changes within the church that regulate your wife's behavior -- you are probably already aware of several rules she follows. I only hate one thing in the planet, and that's the Mormon church. I chose to get married and move across the state to live with my husband and left my job, family and friends and let me tell you, it's been tremendously difficult to meet new friends in the new town. Finally, it is a very tight-knit community and despite efforts to insulate you from conversion-minded missionaries, you will be exposed to a lot of people that think, like this woman does, that atheists are without a moral compass. Mormons love to have fun, but they prefer keeping it clean, respectful, and something that everyone can enjoy.
Children thrive on clarity and consistency. She will insist on raising her children in the Mormon church. If i want to go for a walk, he has to prepare for it. She is going on a mission which means she is heavily invested in performing according to the cultural expectations.
Anyway, you got yourself a treasure. Please share your dating experience with a doctor or a medical resident. And once you are done with those, ask about social issues and where she stands. But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God.