Thanks so much for all the time you've put into your replies. Order flowers and arrange to have a friend or family member in the area place the flowers for them there. To prevent problems from developing in the marriage over in what faith the possible children should be raised. And that my friend, is just a hint of the extent of the brain wash that Mormons experience. Every bishop, new set of missionaries, home teacher, etc.
There will be struggles in marriage and childrearing whether or not he is a member. When mormon married a mormon and failed miserably. I will have to keep you update on where we match. I know it is really hard for you and I'm sure it is hard for him too. Either it's enough for you - or it's not. MinsPackage speaks the truth. Yes, do sever the relationship.
You are atheist and that's not changing. Mormon girls are raised to believe their worth is how young they marry and how many kids they have. On the other hand, if you believe God is bigger than we can imagine, and is not constrained by religious dogma, you have as good a chance as any at a happy, thriving relationship. What do you occupy your time with. You should take your cues from your partner, not from documentaries or this sub, on whether your partner's views and actions are manipulative, brainwashy and damaging. Your probably thinking of a sect of the Mormons, I'm sure there is one like that. If your spouse believes in infant baptism, will you allow the children to have that. Racial differences can be very trivialвthey really didn't come up much for my parents, for exampleвand are basically false differences.
I keep getting job offers from China and Japan while I truly struggle to find work here in the states. And as an outsider it will be obvious to you what's going on, but here's an awesome breakdown from a couple that flipped from "we go to church every week - we will write a Mormon blog" to resigning over the new policy banning children of gays all over the NY Times this month and something that is upsetting many staunch church members a few days ago. There are times where u will go to events, parties And even spending holidays without him. It sounds like you HAVE done your best in the past. Should I just end it if the loneliness bothers me already.