Why not ask him where he wants the relationship to go. If I even mention wanting to talk just about normal life things, I am told not to tilt the balance between problems and fun. I see a future with him but I'm not sure whether I can handle it. I have been married to a doctor for 25 years. I entertained without him, but with frequent phone calls, lol. It sounds like if we were to have a happy ending, it wouldn't be quite so happy because of how we raise our kids or how the rest of the family would treat me forever We'll discuss it again in more depth now that I have a few specific concerns about what our future together might look like. As soon as she becomes dissatisfied, she will turn face and educate the OP about just how wrong it would be for her to stay with him.
Patriarchal leadership is something that most women in the world valued until recently, but it is still a chief value with Mormons. If you have a literal belief that you need to have a temple marriage to go to the celestial kingdom, you will always keep a secret desire to convert your spouse. I am the bitch who doesn't understand anything.
I wish you the best. I'm encouraged that this blog gives many of you hope. I'd suggest taking issue with things that specifically bug you the most. Cool Nicknames for Guys. It's also possible that deep down she's like many of us here, and her shelf will break and she'll want out. I could go on, but this should give you the idea. Sorry, but it just isn't worth it. When missionaries come home, they are like top dog religious people. It's an issue I just have to live with if I want to be with him, and I do, so I live with it. I have a 12 year old daughter from my first marriage and so we didn't move in with him until he and I had been together for 2 years.
Oh, yeah, and this girl belongs to a verifiable cult. It will poison your marriage until the end в of your life, your marriage, or your belief. But I am really in love with him, and see him as a wonderful man. In my view, baptism at 8 is just a variation on infant baptism. It's what I agnostic atheist exmo do with my girlfriend reasonable TBM. I remember when I had my first son via C-section, our families came to the hospital with Champagne and celebrated, not even one asked about my surgery…. I could get a small jigsaw puzzle and send those pieces once a day. I know that sounds cold but if you train under stress for that many years and become a member of a masochistic not the sexual context fraternity like that of surgical residents, then you more easily shut out anything that might break down those walls. If you do not have a lot of time together, make every second count. Is it wrong not to.