Mormons have separate congregations for young single adults, which is very convenient. Consider also the evolving perspective of the potential husband. This guy was orbiting so strongly that he changed his religion before they were even dating. Single women who are educated, regardless of religion, are also going to find similar gender imbalances among their educated peers nowadays. There are other occasions for humor, but these two are off the table. In his field he sees some of the worst cases, this week alone: Google know-it-all moms demanding medical marijuana and threatening to sue the province for not having access to pot to treat epilepsy Okay, here is one for you A married male neurologist is married to a pediatric physician.
If you marry her, you're marrying into a cult, a mild cult as far as cults go, but a cult nonetheless. To others making this consideration, I would certainly suggest that you converse with your Father in Heaven about this important choice. Like you, I didn't want to stress him out by giving him some sort of ultimatum or demands. We got married two years ago. Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. I felt her fear, everything she's said, I said. I do get the odd text but now with 3 weeks to his exam, calls are out of the question. Then an explanation of the nature of your soul and where it came from and where it's going. I let her know I'd been reading on LDS.
He did not like the idea of early morning seminary and he told me I was old enough to make my own choice to serve a mission, but he strongly advised against it. You and your fiancee might want to get in touch with one to work out the day-to-day issues of an interfaith marriage. But I got tired of that, and I made it clear to him that I will stay in with him as often as he wants, put him to bed, make food with him or for him, clean, etc. I usually mean exactly what I say. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. He should tell her that he will never convert, and that if she will not be happy unless he does, the relationship should end.
Once you both die, you will not be married in the afterlife and she will get assigned to be the polygamous wife of someone else. Take what you read with a grain of salt. I also know that whenever exceptions are made, there are reasons. It has just made me realize that these formulas a lot of us Mormons learn growing up about how to have a happy marriage are, well, crap. If you can't, then it's best to move on. I love him so much, but it's torture spending so much time without him. When I acquired a personal testimony of the gospel as a teen, and made my own decisions regarding my faith, I felt very alone.