See where it goes. I can pray for and with my youngest daughter and bless her thru prayer. Other lazy Mormon girls turn feminist, many thousands of them. It has hit me that this relationship is a double standard wherein since we are not married yet, he is not obligated to help me, yet he says once I'm done with my boards and match into residency, we will get married. How is that gonna work. You will get to mingle with a lot of new people, and who knows, maybe you will also find the guy or girl of your dreams there. I knew this bothered me, but it wasn't until I read this section that it hit much how much it bothered me and how alone I feel. Do you truly believe in temple marriage as a requirement for Celestial attainment. I give input into our activities for dates, and this works out well since we're very compatible and like spending leisure time the same way. There is no moral issue here.
There is still a chance you can work out your differences, but it will require major concessions on both sides. If I could I would marry a businessman or a builder which could have earned us a lot more and wouldn't mean we had to move so much. When we're together, everything is good.
Like many single members of the church, I have often wondered whether I would be willing to marry someone outside of the temple, and over the past few years I have come to believe that I would be willing to do so. You arent "giving up" anything. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the position of the Church. Of course my parents love each other very much and would not choose another spouse, which is why her response caught me off guard. It's also possible that deep down she's like many of us here, and her shelf will break and she'll want out.
The LDS Church meets many of the criteria for cult behavior. I know kids and a house will make our time together challenging, but for as long as I have known him his family is the most important thing and he makes sure to keep a strong relationships between them. I decided not to answer his calls for some time to think. She has to decide for herself what she believes, but you can definitely help expose her to new ideas. I forgot to add, that if you marry and alow your children to be raised as Mormon, chances are you wont be able to be at their wedding because it will be in the temple. She's admitted to loving me before but she has problems and issues with what she wants. I let her know it's not healthy to expect someone else to change - we can only control ourselves and not others. For any woman who does not want to sacrifice her career goals….