In her obviously orthodox Mormon paradigm dad's a bishop, she went to BYU and on a missionunderstand that she believes her husband must be an orthodox Mormon and get married to her in the temple. Up to this point, she has just assumed that all atheists are innately evil people. Jan 10, 0. Life is suddenly wonderful, and you catch yourself smiling, humming, and happy all the time. 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. I am a something male. The important part of finding a partner to marry does not, in my opinion, revolve around whether or not you are of the same religion. It is fundamental that we focus foremost on developing ourselves as suitably strong men.
Let me say this so you can get an idea of just how crazy and how much your girl friend is into the Mormon religion: These are known as "garments". We'll discuss further after the holiday and see where we end up. She might be everything you want, but in her eyes you are not what she has been dreaming of her whole life. Needless to say, his top choices were not near my family and friends. I forgot to mention that we've only been dating for 6 mo. God works by small and simple means to bring about His great and eternal purposes.
I remember attending numerous priesthood meetings by myself and wishing dad were next to me. I understand the sacrifice that it takes to become a doctor, but I am not sure if he does. Of course, your parents will care most. At the beginning of the relationship, which is not long ago, he use to carry out conversations, even while working. In each case, you should also consider how this will affect your families. The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population.
And as many posters stated, it is something that needs to be seriously discussed with your potential partner. I hope he can do it. If you care about him, you'll be super understanding, maybe take lunch to him or dinner to the hospital A quick kiss and a thank you may be all you will be able to get. While the Church allows dating at 16, it discourages serious relationships until you both are older and considering marriage. Can someone put some sense in me. Mormon girls are the best, and you are pretty lucky. My daughter thinks it's funny that she's known her SO 4 years - not ready for marriage. I can say this.