Well, sometimes they cant. We need to get over ourselves and start loving each other how the Lord intended. Yeah man, don't doubt someone who was a missionary will try to convert you. I just returned from a difficult meeting with my psychotherapist and felt depressed-then I found this amazing blog. Being married and raising a family can be very difficult if the two of you disagree about important issues like religion. I mean lots of his friends from residency have girlfriends or wives and make it work. I don't want to advocate manipulation but asking questions concerning Joseph's dishonesty about polygamy to his first wife and his marriage of other men's wives and marriage of a 14 year old may prove more fruitful than just saying wow polygamy is messed up. There is a lot about Mormonism I am still struggling to understand, but I am reading faith-based memoirs and studying up on Mormonism as well as other religions but the relevance here is on Mormonism.
She is going to dump you. Ask her out on dates. I too feel that I am becoming a mistress to his own career. You should certainly still date even if you are not looking for a marriage partner.
It'll reinforce the wisdom of running from this disaster in the making. Every school events, social gathering, especially weekend calls is making me sad. We don't have any family here and I don't have nannies or any help. Mormons follow the law of Chastity; they believe that the intimate act of lovemaking must be saved for after marriage. I know, I know, this is the last thing you want to hear. At 30, you just give up. I made the decision not to have those things when I married a non-member. I've told her that but maybe she doesn't believe me.
I think doctors have a different perspective of death and loss, because they deal with it so much. That response made her very happy. Several of the apostles have grown up in part member homes. Based on what you have written about your GF, my opinion is that you should cut your losses and move on. For our differences in work field I am from non medical background we stay in different cities and hardly get to spend quality time together. That's all she thought about for 18 months, plus the months leading up to it, and winding down.