The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population. I knew a guy who joined the Mormon church because he thought it would help him date a certain Mormon girl, a girl who refused to date non-Mormons. Personally, I like to have my own identity and not be defined by my attachment to Dr. That is the shit storm on the road ahead of you. If you are a believer and are willing to go, then well and good. No one should feel excluded from the House of the Lord. Is the answer really just communication and uninterrupted alone time. There's this fantasy perpetuated in the religion that if you're good and pure enough, that any man you meet would eventually see the truth and join the church for you.
I also expected that my spouse would be temple worthy and that I would get married in the temple, which was not the case. Before I would just take things as they came, internalize them, be miserable about it but not voice my concern in fear of being told that I can't handle his lifestyle. So while I believe that, in fact, non-celestial families still can be together forever, I also think that there must be great merit to qualifying for the whole Enchiladaвwhich I perhaps cannot fully appreciate at this time. I wouldnt encourage my kids to date a mormon. We all wondered why should would go against such a blessing. I can understand his desire to spend time together to reconnect, but right now it really isn't there. We met on the day he was accepted into medical school, lived together for his rotations during 3rd and 4th years and were all set to move together for residency. Even if she does, you'll be the reason in her family's eyes.
You can ask her directly, or through sources like other Mormons or reading their books. We will not enjoy that huge vacation if it has been a war zone every time you get home. Be open and talk about your ideals. We started dating the summer before medical shool. Love in Different Languages. I had been teetering on the fringes for quite a long time, mostly coming to Church but not really being present, because I felt like an outcast as an older single. It's like saying I know how to treat you respectfully buuutt I don't feel like it. We also do not allow harassment of those who post about being victims of rape, or who state that they are contemplating suicide.
I've read through some stuff there and it all seems pretty tame so far. If you are all sealed together, you will be together forever in the Celestial Kingdom. But the idea of marrying my husband felt right from almost the get-go and, my patriarchal blessing made so much more sense. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home. I got married to for love and companionship, not to essentially be lonely with a lot of nice things and raise my children "as if" I were a single parent. For men, this will likely come after completing your mission trip, so in your early 20s at the earliest. In truth if I had a chance to "do it all again" type of thing. But from what you said, this girl doesn't sound like she is going to be content to have a marriage for time only. In addition to your religious leaders, there are counselors who specialize in interfaith couples.