Lots of really thorough replies. At the risk of overloading this post, I'm going to copy and paste here, a Reddit comment that I made in this exmo sub the other day. RUN like the wind. Her Religion is the single most important thing in her life. And don't get hung up on all the "lofty doc" stuff. It's so sad to think that people so young will be stuck wearing 19th century undies when they should enjoy their years of being young and stylish. Thank you so much for putting this Blog together.
Why Mormons are not sexist. I'm not trying to be mean, just very clear. But it is luck of the draw. While I knew that she'd be busy with her studies, she did make good efforts to spend time with me at least once a week and things all seemed fine. I also think that if marriage outside the covenant is a sin, it is not so grave as to be unforgivable. It is an act of faith. Am I dating a douchebag. I would have been deeply insulted if anyone talked about me the way people are talking about this girl He needs to tell her there is a no chance he will convert, that he is not comfortable with his children being raised Mormon if he isn'tthat she cannot ever expect a temple marriage with him.
He also hints a lot to settling down with me. If she is open to questioning her faith, perhaps she can chase you down. Good thing is you can have multiple wives in heaven if you become exalted. I am a staff nurse and my boyfriend is in his last year in medicine school whos now havong rough tough junior internships. I'm surprised this thread is still getting replies. The church is very important to her. I wouldn't end a relationship with her, just as I wouldn't deny someone a job, or refuse to socialize with someone who is a Mormon. I too wish I had researched more in depth the other doc's wives blogs out there - I would have come up with a much more clever blog title.
I don't think you necessarily need to cut ties with her. Best wishes to those struggling with these big, life-altering decisions. Should I bare the pain of being separated from him Which will hurt a lotor do I carry on hoping one day it gets better. Then on one of his lighter weeks when we get some quality time together and text more I reinvest myself and the resentment disappears because I think things are progressing into a real relationship That's also great advice about how to talk to him.