He often tells me how happy he is to return to a clean home, warm meal, and me in the doorway-and I think that makes residency all the more bearable for him. Break it off amicably now, before it gets too difficult. Females are not expected to serve and MOST of the girls that do, only do so because they do not have a suitable read: If your GF is an attractive girl and still ended up on a mission then she is about as fanatical as they come and if she isn't already she will be slowly trying to convert you. At what age do you baptize.
I'm 22 and I have been dating a med student for 3 years. I hope it all works out for you. But marriages don't last if you have to hold back ugly, sarcastic comments when your partner attends religious services or defends religious beliefs. I still assume at times that my husband will recognize that I love him if I do his laundry and keep the house clean and care well for our children, etc. How many chances will a girl have to find such a wonderful husband candidate. Ending sooner rather than later is much easier and less painful for everybody. Life is not perfect. I am a non-Mormon who moved to Utah for college. She went to BYU and did a 2 year mission, but since she was a girl she got to have a car instead of a bicycle.
In response to your comment about being with that creative director think all relationships have problems. We lived about miles apart for the first 2 years. After all, when he IS around, he never makes them do anything they don't want to do, and he buys them expensive things to make up for being absent from their lives so much. But what I discovered surprised me. I am dating a wonderful man, amazing. Honestly, unless you want to convert and: And, if she does claim those things don't matter, be prepared to find out how much they really do after you've married her. My current atheism bothers him a little but as long as we respect each other it's fine.
Religious affiliation is not the only criteria when selecting a spouse. I have a better and fuller relationship with God because my own practice has been supplemented by additional observance. My husband's simply daily things, like grocery shopping, cooking, waking up with me to make coffee in the morning-are far from unnoticed.