I trust him and I highly doubt he's getting "it" from someone else. Are you going to keep the sabbath holy as a family, or is he going to take the kids out for pizza after church, leaving you home to observe alone. The religion rather, and more importantly, the church itself is integral to most mormons' identity. We married in early 30's. Dating does not necessarily mean an exclusive relationship. This isn't what I expected. To those asking about pre-med boyfriends, mcat, first year, med school boyfriends: You never accomplish half what you set out to do, and taking practice exams is the most anxiety provoking experience. However, my situation is very different. Attacking other posters is not allowed, but this forum recognizes the difference between a belief and the person holding to that belief. Masculine attributes attract healthy, beautiful women, no matter where they come from.
Is it wrong to make those types of sacrifices. Finding a person with whom your wavelength matches, and around whom you feel you can just be yourself, talk about anything, and not be worried about being judged, is not as easy as the romantic movies and TV soaps make it out to be. I would like to compliment the brave ladies for being the strong spouse and keeping the marriage moving forward. I wouldn't end a relationship with her, just as I wouldn't deny someone a job, or refuse to socialize with someone who is a Mormon. In the Garden of Eden, Eve may have introduced sin into the world, but ultimately her actions worked out for good because it allowed all of us to be born and tested in this telestial state.
I look back the 13 years with such sadness and loneliness; I was extremely busy and had no time for myself or others. See to it that she is aware of your plan, so you both can properly dress. 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.
How the Book of Abraham was translated from Egyptian scrolls. Sorry, you can't reply to this topic. But realistically, if she is not open minded enough to even listen to someone who has a contrasting view of the church - how will she not continually discount you and your lack of beliefs. While doctors start off with 6 figures right off the bat, they also have 6 figures of debt under their belt.