I felt her fear, everything she's said, I said. I'm a single, financially independent woman. No walking your daughter down the aisle, no giving your daughter away at the alter, nothing but you standing outside the temple waiting till it's over. Really, I'm interested in this too. Go for the joy, the experiences, the children to come. You are atheist and that's not changing. He will eventually have more time for you, but right now he is likely giving you all the time that he can, even though it is very little. Sometimes I think he is the man who shouldn't have had a family but just a career too late for that now though. I think patience and understanding is also important.
And though most people think I'm the difficult one in the relationship they don't realize he is of stronger opinions he just let's me take the heat from outsiders. Mormon theology is pretty clear: But Mormon theology is also rich with opportunities for second chances. That's all we're really saying. He went out and purchased a promise ring, but was holding off on giving it to me. I'm worried this nightmare journey has destroyed my sense of self and confidence. It's hard right now because he's on a general surgery rotation so his hours suck and I never see him. I also remember my father a stake president telling me the night before I got married that every single couple he had counseled through marriage struggles were not reading their scriptures or praying together every night. I was skeptical whether this would work with Mormon girlsв sheltered girls who would never step inside a dance club or be wooed by pickup artists. Now I feel sadness for losing out because of fear, and a cult mindset.
Yes, thank you for your support Autumn. And I don't have issues with her, hell, haven't even seen her in over 20 years, but the experience with the whole Mormon thing gave me better insight in to many things in life. I feel as if my husband and I just live passed eachother. It really has been helpful. Mormons are very strict about avoiding sex outside of marriage. YOUR prayers are just as efficacious as a priesthood holders are. She will be oh-so-grateful if you do not pressure her to discard those values.
We have lunch and have each others undivided attention while the kids are at school. I had many, many friends who moved this quickly during courtship, too. How many chances will a girl have to find such a wonderful husband candidate. You are looking for evidence that a.