Many, many lapsed Mormons catch the true vision of the gospel at some time in their lives and desire to repent and become observant again. I would not want my children raised Mormon which she seems intent on. I have a tendency to be overly sensative emotionally and the trauma of being forced to choose between someone I love and want to spend the rest of my with and Eternal Mormon Celestial Salvation caused me extensive emotional damage that I have struggled with ever since. My experience with non members has been so much more meaningful and caring. This was hugely disappointing for him and created some very tense times. While dating is a good time to get to know someone, if you are young it is better to go on group dates. His father died and he was not given one day off. Give them a hour to de-stress once they get home. She is now happy with her uber-Mormon boyfriend and I am happily dating other people as well. He could come home from trips and I was too worn out to fake the good cheer.
Thanks - I searched but couldn't find it. Thank you for your sacrifice. If he's in year 1 of the residency, he's got probably years left finishing residency then fellowship. I thought I was very understanding and, while I did invite her out at other times, I was very clear that her studies were paramount and I wanted to support her as best as I could during this time. However, be careful to not ask something that may offend your date. The closet is deep though I think that's seriously generalizing. There is no way this will work out. Almost everything is complicated.
Unless you have those same understandings, I'm sad to say the relationship is almost certainly doomed. How do Mormons feel about contraception. Pretty alarming how unsophisticated so many presumably well-educated people's expectations are of marriage. By Thursday, I'd feel like he disappeared. If she is motivated enough to want to go on a mission, she will likely not settle for having a second class "eternal companion" you who is a convert or one who cannot be sealed to her for eternity. I told her that I want to only be friends.
JS married a girl her age when he was 37, after having told her that he had been threatened by an angel with a flaming sword and promising her entire family salvation if she consentedI decided to read the ces letter. I grew up believing that when, where, and by what authority I was married were equally important to whom I married. Not all of us are able to achieve that ideal but we are to strive for it. And I'll disagree with the other person who responded to your comment. But I've met those 3 dates to engagement couples. And yes, some people are unbelievably stupid about it. 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. With localized medical news and in-language editions.