Not leaving 5 minutes early to drop you off - 15 minutes could get problematic, but five?. This blog accommodates some frank admissions about that which is less than wonderful about LDS. Why Mormons don't hate gay people.
There are some gems like admission to peep stone in a hat translation to the book of Mormon and angels with swords commanding polygamy, but if someone believes Joseph Smith really did stuff his face into a hat and translate scriptures about ancient jews coming to America, it means they are insane, and you can't reason with an insane person. You will have to convert and betray your ideals to keep the relationship alive. Among Mormons, 25 is practically an old maid. I would go ahead and make boundaries with the conversation about kids and church, if that is your preference. All of my siblings who married in the church 1 discussed getting married on the first date 2 were engaged within two months, and 3 were married within six months. You and your fiancee might want to get in touch with one to work out the day-to-day issues of an interfaith marriage. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home. I seriously questioned the future of our relationship based on that fact alone. My boyfriend is currently in his third year of medical school.
What you are potentially choosing is certainly not the easiest path. Catholics basically married catholics and protestants basically married protestants. A lot of people will tell you to run but if she is in her late 20s most Mormon guys her age are married. He had a nervous breakdown- panic attack by 10am. Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. We got married two years ago. If you were the one who did the asking, it is simply chivalrous and gentlemanly for you to pay for dinner, the movie, or whatever else you do. Yes, it is bad.
I volunteer every week, I put others before myself, etc. Yet others are really great human beings. Attacking other posters is not allowed, but this forum recognizes the difference between a belief and the person holding to that belief. I do not text or call him frequently-- I'll send him the occasional message, but generally I let him initiate contact and dictate the pace.