Our daughter is 6. Even selfish at times. And generally those people seem to have great difficulty in breaking off the relationship, even though they are told that it is a dead-end situation that will cause them big trouble in the future. Some of the most wonderful lesbian sex I've ever had was with a TBM girl.
Certainly there are such people in the church, but there are such people in any organization, and I would challenge you to remember that the members are also individuals with thoughts, feelings and the ability to rebel in their own ways. My husband's simply daily things, like grocery shopping, cooking, waking up with me to make coffee in the morning-are far from unnoticed. Real love just happens. I know a Doctor who drug his wife and 2 children across the US to begin his residency. Props to people who do. My husband gives the very best of himself to the hospital and the staff and patients every day. There are other issues at play here that are my husband's personal history and that he is now trying to come to grips with, and I have hope that we can put our marriage and our family back together-but the job marches on, relentlessly, and there is no time allotted for personal healing. Why do we not talk about Heavenly Mother. Honestly I'd let things keep going.
Because if you can't live and let live, you both need to dive deep into this stuff and figure out what you believe and want in your life. Meaning that unless you are willing to become Mormon And your savings account. I recall reading a talk from Elder Nelson in which he indicated that the church teaches general principles and does not spend time teaching exceptions to general principles. Going back in time, it was never encouraged for people to marry outside their faith and this covered most christian religions in the United States. Where we have just started dating less then a year now.
I appreciate your honest, and I really like the way you phrased things, particularly this sentence: Thank you for your comments. Hi, I'm so glad to be able to enter this forum. I believe in temple marriage, and in the importance of those covenants.