The Mormon culture has mastered the forked tongue. The man presides over everything. And that my friend, is just a hint of the extent of the brain wash that Mormons experience. We lived about miles apart for the first 2 years.
Matching caused a lot of drama in our relationship. Sorry, you can't reply to this topic. I'm really glad to hear a few of you have stories of happy interfaith relationships, or leaving the church together, so there's always a chance. In many ways, you yield some authority to the church. Do you have to leave for work at six in the morning and don't get home until you kids are in bed.
I know residency is particularly bad, but what about when he finishes that. He will not be permitted to bless the child in front of the ward, for instance, so you will have to choose to forego that ritual or find someone else to stand in for the father, which he may not be comfortable with. There are billions of other girls out there who I wouldn't have issues like this with. Eventually you will get engaged and married and have babies and buy a house together. If you do end up having sexual relations, she will feel guilty, and it will affect your relationship, you can count on that. Thanks - I searched but couldn't find it.
If you really care and think this is the lifestyle you wanted then go ahead. It's not impossible, just painful and unlikely. My mom was a single mother with a lower than average income working full time so she understood that aspect. Maybe things would be have different if I had been older or if I had not been so fragile. I can't emphasize this strongly enough. Matching caused a lot of drama in our relationship. If you are willing to understand and accept these, whether or not you are a Mormon, you can have a fun time dating Mormon girls. Ask her on dates. He is dealing with the aftermath of a failed suicide while I spend my time trying to keep busy at home. 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.