The LDS Church encourages that young women explore their options and meet all different kinds of people. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. My family supported me in this. While you will be of the right age to date, the Church discourages you from trying to date someone while on your mission trip. And, whether she knows it or not she probably does know it but is in denialshe probably sees you as her ticket out of Oldmaidsville. As Joanne mentioned, should you marry interfaith, you will have lots of help from fellow ward members on converting your spouse. 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. Or get them met elsewhere.
If he is the right person for me, then I would wait and deal with the busy schedule in the meantime. By the end of the first date with my husband I knew I wanted him to be a part of my life. It is not the norm. By Thursday, I'd feel like he disappeared. Can I add to this extremely old thread. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. Somehow I never believed any of that; I wanted a career and a small family and never believed religion was a way to identify good character.
Her church is more important to her than you are ever will beplain and simple. Although with the change in times, people may not follow these rules as stringently as before, it is still better to be careful so as to not offend anyone, and you may possibly land up with the love of your life. Lots of really thorough replies. 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. It is fundamental that we focus foremost on developing ourselves as suitably strong men. My doctor husband and I have been married for 2 and a half years. I have missed anniversary dinners, birthday parties l, Christmas mornings as well as day to day.
Now that my boyfriend and I are beginning to talk about a future together, though, I realize that I need to consider this question of marrying outside of the church very carefully. Would she be okay spending a Sunday to an atheist space with you. I don't know how to manage the resentment. Best wishes to those struggling with these big, life-altering decisions. But I have no idea how much of his lack of contact is actually due to him being busy or if that's just an excuse to not commit.