I spent a lot of time on my knees and made several trips to the temple before I felt l could trust that what I knew I wanted to be promptings actually were. Communication is at an all time low and stress is at an all time high. They seriously have movies about it. He has changed a lot throughout this process, but I don't know what he will be like once we are finished. These exclusions, dictated by doctrine, hold the potential to create wedges between you, both immediately, and in the long term. The sad part is that he does not understand what I go through or if I complain or try to make him understand about what's going on at home or my feelings. If they believe their religion, they will ultimately cause you pain and disappointment.
How the Book of Mormon was translated using a sacred rock. If you are willing to wait, then well and good; otherwise, it is best to move on. YOUR prayers are just as efficacious as a priesthood holders are. Honestly, I have given up on lds men as a single 25 year old. For me, one of those bouncers is my marriage to the most wonderful woman alive. When we obsess over it we start acting like a customer in a clothing store wondering what he or she will look like if they wear that particular wardrobe. It is not the norm. In her mind if you never accept the gospel you are denying her eternal exaltation as a God. I've read some of the articles linked to by mormonessays. After a lot of thought during that relationship with a non-Mormon, I laid out exactly what struggles I was probably going to face: I was worried about my own faith.
It's not fair to put words in her mouth and thoughts in her brain like this. I find that I walk on egg shells when he is home. I think she felt that it was important for me to understand the types of challenges in an interfaith marriage. In my experience discussing my fears with my husband has at times lead to arguing esp. I am married to a doctor for one year now.
The Mormon university BYU is quickly falling due to these feminists. I know from my own experience that God has the answers and that He speaks to those individuals who humbly seek Him. I feel like I have finally found a sisterhood with a few brothers as well of people who know how I feel and what I deal with on a daily basis.