I find that I walk on egg shells when he is home. There's no way a TBM is dating you if she knows about your Lucifer kick. Patience my dear, that's what you're going to have to keep telling yourself. With me it's less about taking my time and more about the mental drain. Mormon women are more likely to date outside of the religion than men, but also very unlikely to convert to a different religion. I've told people money doesn't buy love. Unfortunately, this has led to a culture of Mormon girls who are absolutely obsessed with Disney and even as adults dream of being Disney princesses. The first time that happened could have been viewed as a warning sticker, and been your cue to exit stage right. She went to BYU and did a 2 year mission, but since she was a girl she got to have a car instead of a bicycle.
That is speaking from my own relationship. I remember attending numerous priesthood meetings by myself and wishing dad were next to me. If you shift his way, be prepared for the social costs of inactivityвplus, if you really believe the doctrine, a crisis of faith. Congratulations on understanding that and avoiding problems. But my son will be 14 then and I will feel that I've already done the work of raising a child.
Where do you find Mormon girls. The church creates massive guilt and shame in children and adults usually through sex related shaming. Thanks - I searched but couldn't find it. You are brave and good people and seem to be raising wonderful children who will be lights for everyone with whom they come in contact. He had no idea what he was getting himself into. I can second this, as a lifelong utahn this is why I simply have a "no mormons" policy for dating. If you marry him, you are committing to accepting him without the church and all that this entails.
The doctrinal and afterlife issues around a non-temple marriage are an entirely different topic, and one that I am personally much more at peace with than my questions about how one might make an interfaith marriage work in this life. Go for the joy, the experiences, the children to come. He should tell her that he will never convert, and that if she will not be happy unless he does, the relationship should end. I am very independent and have my own life my own career and do not need my partner to be with me all the time. Tips Mormon girls are much like other girls their age, in that they want guys to respect them and treat them well. I still assume at times that my husband will recognize that I love him if I do his laundry and keep the house clean and care well for our children, etc.