Again, though the evolving times may have brought about a relaxation in this rule, it is still followed by many youngsters. But his absence in the spiritual side of my life, and that of my mother, was very hard. This was the biggest one for me. A lot of people are religious. Only idiots are unfriendly to non-Mormon spouses. But from what you said, this girl doesn't sound like she is going to be content to have a marriage for time only.
I am the wife of a general surgeon in his mid 50s. I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference. When we obsess over it we start acting like a customer in a clothing store wondering what he or she will look like if they wear that particular wardrobe. I am a non Mormon. Your relationship with your family will be healed, and so will you. The ones who already had concerns start questioning. And most of those end up with both people losing their faith or a divorce. You should expect that this will define your relationship with her. But I do still largely consider us an interfaith couple.
Your husband will still round every weekend. There's a ton of crazy in what we were taught all our lives. He says he has put-in a lot of his life into his profession and his career is very important to him. Helpful way to learn the facts in a fast and funny format. We all wondered why should would go against such a blessing.
While we have a good marriage but he has no idea how lonely I am for my him. Fifty years later, not one of her 3 children, her dozen grandchildren or her numerous great grandchildren is an active member of the LDS church. And there are questions and lessons that dual-faith couples face that zero-faith or single-faith households do not.