In my view, baptism at 8 is just a variation on infant baptism. I dated a doctor who was into me and saw me frequently. Stages of a Healthy Relationship. I grew up believing that when, where, and by what authority I was married were equally important to whom I married. Response to your edit: Do NOT bring up or mention anything that could be considered "anti Mormon. 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. Marriage is simply not an option to me there.
Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion. Although there are no strict rules as to who should do the asking, the Mormons are very conservative and in general, they expect guys to do the asking. As I started to date and fall in love with my husband, almost everyone I knew was against it.
We had our first child about a year into the relationship. No complaints whatsoever though GF or BF and spouses of physicians quickly understand that medicine isn't a profession Many times you will be second. Now I look at his job and his schedule and his tiredness as a part of both of our lives, rather than something that is just his life that I have to deal with. So that's something I can't say is good or bad.
I tried my best, every bit of me…. Her dad is a bishop Oh, I should clarify we're both in our late 20s and living independently from parents. I am so beyond afraid of what lies ahead in terms of residency; the loneliness, missing out on years of family experiences together, raising two kids by myself we have a 1. BUT it could easily have gone the other way. And that my friend, is just a hint of the extent of the brain wash that Mormons experience. Before I met my husband I had dated quite a few members and some relationships were quite serious but I never felt right about it. I am really in love with him.