As these are probably the two most important things to you, it will most likely, be a very difficult decisionвfollow your heart and the spirit. Well, sometimes they cant. But when my oldest daughter hit 12, the lessons started to have one major theme: This is what girls are told should be their primary goal. Imagine if all the men in the world weighed over pounds and acted like slobs. This was hugely disappointing for him and created some very tense times. If she says yes. I'm so happy I've found your blog.
I am a very independent person socially so I often do not think to call people just because I am fine doing things myself. Or, I might be in class. While my husband is not a doctor he does have a job that requires very odd hours a-typical of the American and works all holidays. Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea. I am becoming more lonely now than before. The brethren have taught that there is an ideal pattern for marriage.
At the risk of overloading this post, I'm going to copy and paste here, a Reddit comment that I made in this exmo sub the other day. It is difficult to learn to have no expectations towards him, even though our mindset towards medicine is the same. Or, if I'm at work, even though I'm constantly busy, even if I wasn't, I can't just pull my phone out and call--i'm at work.
When you mix cultural groups you increase the difficulty. Otherwise you risk having an awkward mix between dating and hanging out, which can be uncomfortable for those involved. We like each other, but I feel like giving up also at times. Best wishes to those struggling with these big, life-altering decisions.