Cold approaches on Mormon girls are challenging. As soon as she becomes dissatisfied, she will turn face and educate the OP about just how wrong it would be for her to stay with him. Going along with her cult might feel fine when it is just you in her, but if you have kids, it will be very different. They therefore have a high standard to work toward. Better to now what you're going into in a relationship with a doctor or would-be-doctor. My husband is specialising in Urology. He did not like the idea of early morning seminary and he told me I was old enough to make my own choice to serve a mission, but he strongly advised against it. You've all been so helpful.
I don't want to advocate manipulation but asking questions concerning Joseph's dishonesty about polygamy to his first wife and his marriage of other men's wives and marriage of a 14 year old may prove more fruitful than just saying wow polygamy is messed up. I completely agree, but I think the critical part is that he needs to talk to her. Signs of an Affair. And generally those people seem to have great difficulty in breaking off the relationship, even though they are told that it is a dead-end situation that will cause them big trouble in the future. I don't really care if she's religious or not, unless she brings it up all the time or tries to convert me. Mormon chicks have way damaged views on human intimacy. I didn't even believe. Ask her right out if she is at all interested in leaving TSCC. If you can, do it now. It CAN work, to be frank.
No one could compare to the man I married. I know a lot of Mormons who were also not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender rolesвbut I was, as were many of my peers. So when our children bring home a potential mate that has cultural, racial, religious or other big differences then our child, our concerns immediately flare up. It will definitely take patience to work through any of this with her but it sounds like she's a pretty awesome person. Dating in your teenage years will help you learn the kinds of things you value in another person.
Have those candid conversations with HIM, ponder, and listen closely for the guidance of the Holy Ghost. She asked me not to contact her so that she could have the space she needed at this time. Although with the change in times, people may not follow these rules as stringently as before, it is still better to be careful so as to not offend anyone, and you may possibly land up with the love of your life. Yes, thank you for your support Autumn. I'm firmly in the RUN camp.