God be with you all. If she can't put you before her religion then you need to walk away. I can honestly say it has been the worst decision of my life. You should take all of the above advice to heart and follow it just in case, so you can make a smooth transition should it ever be necessary. My parents met when my mom was in 8th grade and married when she was I think my sister married fastest and knew her husband at least 18 months, dating for at least half that. Since internship started, I always feel disappointed with my fiance'. After a certain point "support" stops being supportive and turns into enabling - enabling of his depression, his anxiety, his reluctance to reflect deeply on who he is and what he wants out of life, and worst of all, my "support" ensures his continuation into a career that will not ultimately make him or me happy. But that was also a possibility if he had married a non-mormon.
But life is long and eternal and all righteous people will choose the right at the end. If you don't want your "golden ticket" of the good life, then give me your golden ticket. I have my own profession and my own interests, and was definitely not pursuing a doctor for intimate partnership, but I quickly realized that my environment started seeing me as only girlfriend of Dr. The house has to be perfect and I am unable to do things the correct way. I am his wife and we have 4 children.
I was convinced that if I didn't move to be with him we would never have a shot at a real relationship because his training would take so long - residency. I had a business, 3 engineering degrees, numerous patents, and was working countless hours a week to try and keep a roof over our heads, make sure she was fed, the house was clean, bills were paid, etc. Again, though the evolving times may have brought about a relaxation in this rule, it is still followed by many youngsters. Might be worth working through the missionary lessons and CES letter to see if they can agree at least to disagree. It means that before anything else, you have to be clear in saying that you want to date a Mormon girl. It's a heart-wrenching story. She was a mormon and he finally joined the church at For 40 years there was a disconnect and she really viewed him as a lesser person cause he wasn't a member. I grew up believing that when, where, and by what authority I was married were equally important to whom I married.
Is it wrong to make those types of sacrifices. This can be done. A friend of ours who is going to grad school at Duke started complaining to me about how he had to work while Dr. The brethren have taught that there is an ideal pattern for marriage.