Unfortunately, I can't answer the questions about marrying him etc. I believe that we are all on different paths, but that it is possible for us to travel on different paths side-by-side. Sure I have met alot of douche bag doctors who have no morals, think they are 'it' and you know that they feel free to cheat whenever. With that same attitude they will rise up on the other side of the veil. While I admire his dedication, his focus and intelligence, it has been extremely hard on me.
And unless they are total cretins your ward members will love him too. Though they make time for ppl who matter in their life e. I don't think I could let that happen. I'll bring up some CES letter issues, let her know why I wouldn't want my children raised like this, and we'll see what happens. It MAY be true that she will not marry him unless he converts. Between kids and his work and his being asleep in the living room chair, there is no communication. So yea, I blame residency for his general 'unavailability', and I would assume that is the case with your guy too. I learned to read by reading the Book of Mormon. I wouldn't wish this shit on my enemy.
I suggest to run as it will not get better. But the idea of marrying my husband felt right from almost the get-go and, my patriarchal blessing made so much more sense. Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home. This woman is a human being, not a caricature of a TBM. If you are an atheist or a non-believer, then let your date know, and politely decline the invitation. Do not make anything risque public. And some will do that. She is in pretty deep and culture is a powerful force.
I am 27, LDS, and 5 days away from marrying my own amazing non-Mormon man. Cookies make wikiHow better. Give yourself some credit for being attracted to the good side of the Force. There are many catholic families with these three main ethnic groups within it. My Buddhist husband likes Mormons and even going to church. The first vision is something she taught endlessly as a missionary - same with the Book of Mormon translation. I agree, girls, it can be a challenge to find time together. As an atheist with Buddhist undertones who married a non-practicing, god-believing Mormon at the height of his questioning, I find this so interesting to me. Religious differences, however are real. He is doing 2nd year Residency.