Each to their own though. Maybe he thinks it wouldn't be a bad idea to cheat - these women understand him. You should want to keep things new and interesting, as you would in any relationship, while still allowing your date to maintain the standards of her faith.
I am the wife of a general surgeon in his mid 50s. Did things right and got married. The thing I worry about is the reason that we are together is that I don't want to build my own life.
If she is motivated enough to want to go on a mission, she will likely not settle for having a second class "eternal companion" you who is a convert or one who cannot be sealed to her for eternity. How do you doctor wives do it. Propagandists in the media throw around the word patriarchy as if it is synonymous with anything male. I feel like this pressure of finding a residency has already taken a toll in our relationship and somewhat "controlled" us for so long that I am already so tired of it. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy. If you both comfortable having different faiths, your relationship can still be rewarding and fulfilling. As you can see Also, the fact that she served a mission is evidence of her dedication to the religion. This woman is a human being, not a caricature of a TBM.
We have been together since his second year of med school so I have gone through step one and step two and all the shelf exams that were taking up his time, now I have to do the 80 hours thank God for the cap and usually he works more than that Good luck to all of you and I know we will all make it. And, as I was writing the reply, above, those thoughts went through my head. Be prepared to experience many disappointments, such as missed events, delayed arrivals and early departures due to patient needs. You should both sit down and have a serious conversation about what you want and what she wants and if you can both deal with the compromise. The Mormon university BYU is quickly falling due to these feminists. It's easy to forget why I chose to be with him in the first place. To me, life is all about growthвso ask yourselfвwill I grow more staying single and focusing my life on the church, or will I grow more branching out, looking at life from different perspectives, and allowing myself to see options I have not yet considered. She's most likely secretly playing out fantasies of converting you, marrying you in a Mormon temple, and having a very Mormon life, OP. We strive to improve each other.