It's gonna hurt, and it's gonna break her heart, but much less so than waiting until you've both committed to each other and start discussing your future together. She is now happy with her uber-Mormon boyfriend and I am happily dating other people as well. Yes, because that is generally what is best. No where did I say, nor I think indicate, that I thought this wasn't a complex issue, or that this girl is a caricature. I am 27, LDS, and 5 days away from marrying my own amazing non-Mormon man. If she is motivated enough to want to go on a mission, she will likely not settle for having a second class "eternal companion" you who is a convert or one who cannot be sealed to her for eternity.
Yes, worse than intern year. Make up stories about being a soldier at war or a sailor at sea keeping me away from my love. I too wish I had researched more in depth the other doc's wives blogs out there - I would have come up with a much more clever blog title. I could never do it. I stand by my original statement. Moved into his house and it is hard to fit in. I was convinced that if I didn't move to be with him we would never have a shot at a real relationship because his training would take so long - residency. Plan a day for them.
It is so hard, so sad and so lonely. Then, do any of the above morsels of advice matter. If I'm focused on something like reading a textbook, or working on some problem then I might still think of him vaguely but I'm not going to whip out my phone or go and see himI'm busy. There is still a chance you can work out your differences, but it will require major concessions on both sides. It takes him about 20 minutes to get ready. That is her ultimate goal when it comes to dating and choosing potential mates. I have never been your typical domestically skilled stay at home mom. 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. 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.
I completely agree, but I think the critical part is that he needs to talk to her. T-1yr for me T-2yrs for him. As for the Mormon cohort he will be exposed to, I have two thoughts: And so far as I could tell, it worked and no one tried to drag her husband into the church. Then you complain when the polish of being married to a doctor wears off and you grow callused to the money and big house.