This is how I felt when I married my exmo husband. He wanted our kids exposed to Christianity for intellectual reasons and likes the community. There is no moral issue here. I think it was Spencer Kimball who counselled that before marriage you should keep your eyes wide open and then after marriage keep your eyes half shut. Men search the world for women that they can stand to be around with long-term. Now if your faith is not so strong to begin with, this perhaps is no big deal. I hate to say it, but I don't see this ending well. I've had friends with spouses that got Fulbrights or grants to study in other countries. I am a career military man's wife. This woman has already given two full years fully devoted to the institution without question.
Learning from a young age that any religion will do means that your children almost certainly will ultimately believe that any religion will do. The man presides over everything. A year would have been just fine. His pager will become your most despised enemy. If we can say them together, great; if not.
I agree she should be able to watch a movie or do her own research. I am trying to help him stay at the church nth work, I think if I really love him like I always tell him I should let him chose and love him the way he is. He is coming to church with me and our daughter for the ward Christmas program. What do you guys do about this-- do you go with your spouse. And yet I have such profound respect for his role in our community. There's this fantasy perpetuated in the religion that if you're good and pure enough, that any man you meet would eventually see the truth and join the church for you. If you do attend parties like that, expect her to drink 7-Up and volunteer as the designated driver, and to be completely repulsed if you drink too much. Hey Guys- I as well married a female Doc. Everything was fantastic, his family adored me, and he told me that he is going to marry me. Now that my boyfriend and I are beginning to talk about a future together, though, I realize that I need to consider this question of marrying outside of the church very carefully.
Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea. That's just too high a price to pay. Even after that, the Church discourages youth from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. Dating is a tricky game.