They require a healthy dose of flexibility, nontraditional expectations, and teamwork You aren't always gonna have a Christmas etc I can understand it would be hard to understand the cues you are getting if you have no basis for that lifestyle, but really think it over. A quiet, hard working immigrant but dedicated and faithful. And her husband now is dead and she is left to wonder about their future.
I know a lot of Mormons who were also not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender rolesвbut I was, as were many of my peers. I am trying to figure out how to go on in life and discover myself again. She is in pretty deep and culture is a powerful force. Distance is hard, being away from family is tough, but in a way having only "each other" made our marriage so strong. However, I believe there are rules set, and we receive certain blessings when we obey said rules. Also, as Joanna points out, men and women already inhabit a separate culture.
Plan on knowing their religion better than they do at all times. The Mormon university BYU is quickly falling due to these feminists. If you are all sealed together, you will be together forever in the Celestial Kingdom. Facebook Email Twitter Print. That said, there are also a lot of pricks inside the church, who fully deserve membership. As for conversion, she just spent every waking second thinking about converting people.
Each to their own though. As our relationship has progressed, this vague hypothetical question has led to some much more concrete thinking about what an interfaith marriage would be like for me, for him, and for us. With his busy schedule, all of the household chores laundry, dishes, cooking, grocery shopping, cleaning, bill paying, etc. Once you both die, you will not be married in the afterlife and she will get assigned to be the polygamous wife of someone else. I guess I want to know if I do decided to start my future with him, should I expect to be constantly cheated on and be okay with it. Honestly, I don't have very good advice, but keep being you and hopefully she won't let her religion blind her like it blinded me.