My experience with non members has been so much more meaningful and caring. When missionaries come home, they are like top dog religious people. Matching caused a lot of drama in our relationship.
And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. Please don't take it the wrong way if he says that a few minutes on the phone is more than he can handle. And most of those end up with both people losing their faith or a divorce. I have been dating a surgeon and we are thinking about marriage. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. I would rather being with a man who makes less and is faithful but that is just me!. Perhaps with a note written on the back. If you can't do that, realizing that your partner may never come around to your side of things, you are not ready to marry this person. Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea.
Being married to a doctor is a difficult thing to balance. I am a non-Mormon who moved to Utah for college. Would they have stayed in the church if dad was a member. Hi, I am so glad to know that I am not alone. I so agree with all these points about surviving medicine. Plus there's a lot of things we didn't get taught growing up that are slowly coming out through the Internet. In addition to your religious leaders, there are counselors who specialize in interfaith couples. The independent work is just as important as the work we do as a couple. Personally I have a rule that I will not enter a relationship with a believing Mormon. But when my oldest daughter hit 12, the lessons started to have one major theme: This is what girls are told should be their primary goal.
She asked me the other night how it's possible for me to be such a good person when I don't believe in god. I also expected that my spouse would be temple worthy and that I would get married in the temple, which was not the case. Mind control is not child's play, and the Mormon church has real people's blood on their hands for the despicable damage they've caused. I pray the holy Spirit will provide guidance to both of us, and that love conquers all. I'm a Mormon girl in love with an amazing non-Mormon man. He doesn't even think he works that much even though he sleeps 5 hours a night when he sleeps at all.