And the nonmember spouse may just put pressure on the member spouse to spend more time with them. Dont aggressively try to destroy her faith but bring up philosophical thinking points. Since her father is a bishop, I'm sure he'll want to have his daughter marry a temple worthy person. I wana get married but im thinkin wether it wud be wise to get married after i finish studyin med. I can honestly relate to all the stories i read from your blog. Ultimately there are no guarantees but I'd say it's worth a shot. She's willing to talk about anything I find directly on LDS. See if you can become involved only if it follows your strengths and desires. If she is still Mormon and you are not, she will always secretly hope that you convert, just like you will always secretly hope she leaves the church.
Now the Pew survey only took into account self-identification, i. Everyone has their own sins and impure thoughts they need to overcome. Anonymous, you are right. Of course my parents love each other very much and would not choose another spouse, which is why her response caught me off guard. Communication is crucial, and even if we don't see each other for several days at a time, it's important to be on the same page. I'm not saying you shouldn't pursue the relationship, but I'd only recommend marrying her if she leaves the church because she discovers it's not true. Do whatever it takes to at least learn from your relationship with your Mormon crush. 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.
With such high standards of perfection, Mormon girls want a man who validates their efforts and confidently provides directionвa man who expects them to be beautiful. And after years of this struggle, will your love for him and desire to avoid the hassle cause you to reduce your activation. If she is open to questioning her faith, perhaps she can chase you down. It CAN work, to be frank. So if you are caffeine junky, be sure that you can adjust to and accept your date's beliefs before going on a date.
There will be pressure to go to church, marry in the temple, Yada Yada You will want to make sure you're ready to battle this for years, maybe a lifetime. To the two wondering sistersвYou both appear to be with loving, incredibly supportive men. Communication is crucial, and even if we don't see each other for several days at a time, it's important to be on the same page. All that matters to her is things are how they are because god wants them that way. Having said that, I believe strongly that it takes a special individual who can remain active in the church and have a non-traditional marriage. Well, sometimes they cant. A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the Mormon church. Subreddit Rules Please see above link for full rules.