She's told me the church is one of the most important things to her, but from what I've researched already there's no way I would subject my future children to this culture. I had been teetering on the fringes for quite a long time, mostly coming to Church but not really being present, because I felt like an outcast as an older single. It's a less common occurrence, but it happens. Her experience may or may not be typical, but it is something to consider. I believe in temple marriage, and in the importance of those covenants. The two of you can get married in the temple and live together forever for eternity.
We need to believe fully and then we make choices, not the other way around. I was lucky with my TBM. If you both comfortable having different faiths, your relationship can still be rewarding and fulfilling. Why Mormons don't hate gay people. Now that I am trying to MCAT study for at least 2 hours a day the pressure to find time together is really high. We all wondered why should would go against such a blessing. I am so in love with him and he says he is too minus the stupid cheating. It's a fair question and you've already been super accommodating.
I was the bishops' daughter who went to BYU but didn't go on a mission because I was already married with a 10 month old by my 21st birthday. I have my own profession and my own interests, and was definitely not pursuing a doctor for intimate partnership, but I quickly realized that my environment started seeing me as only girlfriend of Dr. And on my part, I felt I needed to go out and live harder, party more, be more social, etc. Should I stay or let him do his thing.
I wish there was a mother's support network for us all to join and meet up. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities. It's very noble but still demanding. By all means, I encourage you to try having those discussions and to make a mental note of when you would choose to walk away instead. His job prevents you much access to him.