Dude just to summarize what I think is the majority of the comments. However, I believe there are rules set, and we receive certain blessings when we obey said rules. And sometimes I think we equate easiness with happiness.
Will he be happy knowing that you are giving up something of incredible importance to you. After being in relationship with him for 3 years, he broke up with me, I did everything possible to bring him back but all was in vain, I wanted him back so much because of the love I have for him, I begged him with everything, I made promises but he refused. By the end of the first date with my husband I knew I wanted him to be a part of my life. He is absolutely, hands-down my favorite human being on the planet. Now if your faith is not so strong to begin with, this perhaps is no big deal. Before that, you are encouraged to date, but not exclusively. I am scared of passing through all this you guys have passed before i even got to this blog i've thought bout it a lot. She said we couldn't watch it because the lady who produced the doc was formerly a professor at BYU but has since left the church, so she wouldn't have anything good to say. Anyway, i know that this is not the experience of every surgical marriage but i guarantee most of them can relate in some way or another. Is it wrong not to.
And he is reading one of my favorite Buddhist-based books, in an effort to understand my beliefs. Of course, your parents will care most. I hate to say it, but I don't see this ending well. A Mormon will tearfully and emotionally recite whichever lesson they need at the given moment. We both love eachother and I support him as he supports me while im in school as well. I'm trying to maintain my own professional goals which he is very supportive of but I'm quickly realising that in order for us to have some quality time together, something has got to give Currently he abroad at yet another conference.
You are brave and good people and seem to be raising wonderful children who will be lights for everyone with whom they come in contact. When we obsess over it we start acting like a customer in a clothing store wondering what he or she will look like if they wear that particular wardrobe. I moved out of sate to be with him. I really like this girl but, is Mormonism so toxic that I should just sever the relationship before it gets serious.