You need to do this ceremony first where you end up pledging all your money and property to the church:. I have rediscovered what I love about the church but choose not to attend or participate. He is a resident now, and I am a professor The problem is that we could not find a geographic location that could accommodate both of us, and this is a second year that we live apart, in two different states. Having seen many examples of the disaster it becomes when a member spouse pushes, coerces, ultimatums the non-member spouse into being baptized, I have very assiduously steered clear of those methods from the start. The relationship never went anywhere but was always happy to help and he was very grateful. Thanks again for the continued comments and replies to my edit. Fall in love, learn, make some mistakes, laugh, serve other people, reproduce, and let the whole story start again. I started dating "A" right after he graduated med school and as he started his residency. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions.
Then I discovered that Mormons were a welcome exception to the degeneracy that pervades American women. If you feel peaceful with your decision and you feel it is right that should be helpful. There are some left but most people don't even realize the thousands of dollars a year that go into keeping your job such as license renewels sometimes for several states if your practice in on a border and has more than one siteCME, malpractice and other insurance, hospital privileges or several if your practice has to cover several surgical sites and facilities in order to stay openetc. Facebook Email Twitter Print. No one appreciates how demanding it is unless they have lived it, many friends over the years said to me "lucky you, you are married to a Doctor. I learned that going out and having fun with friends every single weekend was not going to be part of our lifestyle together due to time restrictions, tiredness, etc.
It's a foolish dream I suppose. It almost feels like a single parent family. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer.
Let them explore and see the many people who love Heavenly Father and serve him with all their heart. Keep your options open. I've luckily broken down my GF's defenses about the church a little bit.