It would likely be seen as a trial in her life. There are a lot of single people in the world. A Mormon will tearfully and emotionally recite whichever lesson they need at the given moment. We keep getting more and more wedding invitations to our apt and with each one I feel like my dreams float farther and farther away. They could fill a book, the stories I could tell. I would not fear as much as she does, but that is her reality. It is not the norm. My husband, regardless of religious affiliation, is a beloved son of our Heavenly Father who is very much worthy of my love, affection and dedication. It's a heart-wrenching story. JS married a girl her age when he was 37, after having told her that he had been threatened by an angel with a flaming sword and promising her entire family salvation if she consentedI decided to read the ces letter.
Just know that she has been indoctrinated to believe that she wont reach the highest level of heaven if she isn't married in a Mormon temple to another Mormon. This man basically tells you in a simple way within 6 minutes. It may change your relationship to them forever. Follow your heart and live life with no regrets. Good communication, love, support and understanding are the things you should consider. Let her go right now then. She has to decide for herself what she believes, but you can definitely help expose her to new ideas. Put your best foot forward; be soft-spoken, courteous, well-mannered, chivalrous, and respectful.
My dad was in the bishopric for most of my childhood, and I was never the person you describe here. I worked my butt off and supported our family through internship, residency and two fellowships always looking forward to the day when he would finally be in practice and things would get 'easier". When you are disappointed that he is called into the hospital, focus on what he is providing for someone in need. There were times I asked him if he was seeing someone else and both times he answered no. It's a less common occurrence, but it happens. Family or girlfrient or the pet. I am willing to add his religious observances to our worship as a couple and as a family, but should I also be willing to give up some of my participation in my own faith в for example by attending the temple or Sunday services slightly less often in order to spend more time as an entire family. I do nearly all of the parenting fortunately we only have one child -- we both agree that this lifestyle is too demanding for more and find that my husband's crazy hours and the energy drain of the job make me yearn to connect with other wives that relate.
We talked about getting married early in our relationship since we had known each other forever. I wouldnt encourage my kids to date a mormon. Marriage to the right person is wonderful. I am in relationship with my fiance for almost a year. He is toning down his opinions and ocd ways a little, to be fair to him, I try to ignore the strong opinions, and him rearranging things.