As Joanna said, marriage takes some work no matter what, but being married to your best friend, and listening to the spirit brings great blessings. It will help to come in armed with everything I'm learning from the different perspectives on here though. He was also born in Russia during the 80s and did not come to the United States until so we sometimes deal with cultural differences as well as religious. 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. My next serious boyfriend was raised Methodist but considered himself non-denominational Christian and people would comment on that instead of his character. She hasn't submitted the paperwork yet but I have no doubt that she will do this eventually. Sadly, I'm not sure at this point.
She's really attractive, too. And here's a fabulous musical explanation of how the church came to franchise it's ecclesiastical services and doctrinal instruction in a process known as correlation. Never ask vague questions and give her definite options instead. To his defense, when we were great, we were great. Other lazy Mormon girls turn feminist, many thousands of them. I feel for you. The system has broken him down and rebuilt him as someone, I fear, I won't be able to respect or feel connected to.
Ask her out on dates. I completely agree, but I think the critical part is that he needs to talk to her. Raising our children as believers is proving to be very tricky. But daughter and I agreed that this teaching was unhealthy. Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom. Lack of motivation and endless loneliness that has caused me to be a lazy 15 pounds heavier woman. Mormonism is an all-in religion. Warnings While the LDS Church accepts that those who feel attraction to members of their own sex can be Mormons, it discourages acting on those feelings.
Things are very very difficult at the moment. Not sure if you are, or not. Just go ahead and ask for the definitions and treat it like learning a new language. There is no way she will may you without you going to the temple. We'll see how long till last I have my business degree and work in a male Dominated environment so I have choices. So far I have found it is a day to day thing. I have rediscovered what I love about the church but choose not to attend or participate. You don't need to worry about living paycheck to paycheck. As for conversion, she just spent every waking second thinking about converting people. But daytime game is the key.