We moved city over 6 months ago which was in the best interests of her career as well as mine. I can handle a lot of daily mindless, nonverbal things, like cuddling for a bit before bed, but phone calls and even texting can be exhausting in a way that is very difficult to explain. I wouldnt encourage my kids to date a mormon. I wish I know things better and would have taken a different path in life. I don't think you should abandon the relationship just because she is lds. I am so glad to have found this blog too. If she is motivated enough to want to go on a mission, she will likely not settle for having a second class "eternal companion" you who is a convert or one who cannot be sealed to her for eternity. I'm sorry this was so longwinded and not really an answer to your questions.
Just let things keep going. 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. I don't think anyone here intended a dismissal of the girl as a human being by stating such. I appreciate all the replies explaining the extent of the aggravation and pain I likely will face. He is controlled by his pediatric physician wife, trying to help others with their illness, and still is with me. This can keep the relationship from getting too exclusive, and spending time with more people can give you a wider variety of things to do. I don't mind long hour days but not having a companion during weekends. As a docs wife we have to deal with all sorts, and prayer has often been my lifeline. I now think that 2 is the only reasonable choice to make, even as a man в staying single my whole life в until and unless I find the woman whom I cannot live without, the woman who is a true companion to me. You must either really love blue balls, or else she is not a real deal Mormon girl.
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. We Finally spent a week alone together for our anniversary and it was glorious. A lot of people will tell you to run but if she is in her late 20s most Mormon guys her age are married. We would have a movie night at his apartment on a Saturday night and the next few days would be great. Cool Nicknames for Guys. Nor was there a lack of compassion or respect. It has been closed. This was hard for me because my faith is deeply rooted within me. Till then, I know I should be more patient and understanding than any ordinary wife is.
When he does, he is often quiet and exhausted. A lot of shared hobbies, interests, life goals. It has been very therapeutic to read about other people's experiences. I let her know I'd been reading on LDS. It's been tough to always move and find a new job, friends etc I agree a support system is needed. Be open to the wisdom the Spirit will share. Then be clear you will never convert. Be direct and get your needs met. I fear the idea of growing to resent him. I know he loves me with all of his heart.