He of course had to check his emails while we were on vacation Maybe I have to accept it Maybe that's why so many I know live separate lives I feel each of your words. How do you handle the ocd behavior. He does not place the marriage above it. It is positively shocking. The Church encourages you to use dating as an opportunity to show your respect not just for others, but for yourself.
You can and should share with her why you don't and never will believe in the Mormon church, and let her decide for herself, but be prepared to have that blow up in your face. I always feel like I am last. Usually, when Mormon girls marry non-Mormon men, these women forsake their religion and revert to ordinary American woman. It does kick your butt!. Thank you for having this blog. The man presides over everything. That being said, there are some facets of the religion that you should be aware of that will influence how she approaches both you and the relationship. All in good time, my dear. The best advice I can give is stay true to yourself. Will he possible convert just to make you happy without really buying into it.
Is your mind made up and you want justifying support. I married a person, not a religion. Well the pieces will all fall into place. Never ask vague questions and give her definite options instead.
In my view, baptism at 8 is just a variation on infant baptism. Rawkcuf, maybe your comment is like your name and intended backwards, but what do you mean by differences between races. See to it that she is aware of your plan, so you both can properly dress. Interesting to read the concerns of so many doctor's wives. They therefore have a high standard to work toward. I'm pointing this out because I don't know her and couldn't tell you what to expect. Luckily he also wrote back really long emails and it helped us stay in touch we were doing overseas long distance-so that helped a lot. Their perspective gives you an idea of how important your role as wife and mother is to the success of the family of a doctor's wife.