It sucks but ultimately what Mormonism does to people is it makes them value adherence to church more than their relationships with people. Honestly, I have given up on lds men as a single 25 year old. I know it will get better over time. She can only get sealed to him in a Mormon temple. Now he is home for dinner every night, takes a fraction of the calls, and doesn't work holidays. The day could come where she has to decide between her relationship with you and her church. There is much that needs to change and many hearts to educate but if we doubt some of the fundamentals then why not all of them. Even after that, the Church discourages youth from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. And if you do belong to a ward full of cretins, you must do everyone a favor and just ignore them until they go extinct.
Please don't take it the wrong way if he says that a few minutes on the phone is more than he can handle. I overheard her once saying, "being married to a doctor isn't what you think it is" and this is what I think she was referring to. I am a lawyers wife. All your beloved friends and family are in Seattle. I went to BYU. Expert Perspective Follow experts from across more than 30 medical specialties who share their viewpoints and guidance on medical developments as they unfold. But that parent-child relationship was bound to change anyways as you become an adult. She got engaged 3 months later. Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized. He also hints a lot to settling down with me.
I can honestly relate to all the stories i read from your blog. I'd gladly give it all up to have him and feel wanted. He is truly my soulmate and I shudder to think that if I had not chosen to marry outside of the church, I would not have had this life with him. Think about what you want in a relationship. Hello, my boyfriend is in his second year of residency for Emergency Medicine, and we live together. But it is luck of the draw. Now learn about how all of your doubts can be resolved through apologetics.
It's the extra socializing, hanging out with residents, stopping by the hospital to visit his best friend. I am so happy I found this blog. When I was 19, my boyfriend considered himself an atheist. Just trying to make it through the week. It's a foolish dream I suppose.