Mormons are very particular about dressing. Yeah man, don't doubt someone who was a missionary will try to convert you. I like to think that what you said really resonated with her. No tactless posts generalizing gender. If she is as real deal as you say she is, she believes this also. He really was awful to women and should've come with a warning sticker. I have been happily married to a non-mormon for 20 years. I love my non-member husband of nearly 20 years. Marriage is unbelievably amazing and indescribably painful; I have been at it for 28 years with my soul mate. But if your faith is a key part of your life, this is huge.
Better to now what you're going into in a relationship with a doctor or would-be-doctor. I have learned this painfully with my child growing up in the LDS community. He has always had a tremendous caseload and often grueling call schedule. Thanks for springing that one on me OB. That said, there are also a lot of pricks inside the church, who fully deserve membership. My husband is on call today, gone the entire weekend. But daytime game is the key. Great questions, and a terrific answer, Joanna.
I remember when I had my first son via C-section, our families came to the hospital with Champagne and celebrated, not even one asked about my surgery…. You gals have my sympathy. For every lesson and sermon preached about loving everyone, there are one or two lessons on avoiding outsiders because they will destroy your eternity.
But now, we embrace our spiritual differences. Like, she thought that serving would remedy her of any doubts or testimony issues. Thirty years ago I converted a guy and then dumped him for a returned missionary from an established LDS family. This can keep the relationship from getting too exclusive, and spending time with more people can give you a wider variety of things to do. If this is someone you are to marry, then the rest will take care of itself. Marriage is simply not an option to me there. I have seen love prevail over beliefs. Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. Follow your heart and live life with no regrets. A year would have been just fine.