I cried watching Kung fu panda 2. Today, at my ward sacrament meeting, in the back section of the chapel where I was sitting, all the women except one were Mormon wives in interfaith families. But on the main page of exmormon Reddit on the side bar there is a link to a site with links to all the pages on LDS.
Many men have begun leaving the Church in their early twenties as the mission has become more important. Yep, I was an analyst in a bank for 3 years after college. Had to switch to more flexible job. 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.
It's a foolish dream I suppose. It's alot to understand if not raised and taught in it specifically. Her beliefs are innocous but ultimately a death sentence for this relationship. What's hard for us, is he doesn't understand why I gladly accept extra hours and work and community service projects, which sometimes impinge on the little time we do have to spend together. Especially if they're devote enough to expect you to marry in heaven, huge implications with that one.
It seems she'll expect you to become Mormon. I'd at least insist that at 12 the kids can choose to disaffiliate. So I was falling head over heels for this guy, but in the meantime I didn't feel like we were going anywhere. I'm pretty disturbed by the level of dismissiveness seen in many of the comments here. As these are probably the two most important things to you, it will most likely, be a very difficult decisionвfollow your heart and the spirit.