I did in college, and knew I would play 2nd fiddle to the lifelong dream. Word to the wise, wait a day or two. When you said that the doctor spouse sacrifices for their patients and their family sacrifices for the doctor's career, it really described my situation. I don't want to come off as needy or clingy but I've never dated someone in this profession before. What she taught is different from what the essays admit happened. It really has been helpful. Its interesting to read all the doctor wife's comments and experiences. Marriage is serious business and we are in it together despite our spouses shortcomings.
Well if she knew or ever found out, in her eyes you'll be a loathsome perverted deviant in need of sex addiction counseling. As an atheist with Buddhist undertones who married a non-practicing, god-believing Mormon at the height of his questioning, I find this so interesting to me. It was actually causing more of a rift than bringing us together. The doctrinal and afterlife issues around a non-temple marriage are an entirely different topic, and one that I am personally much more at peace with than my questions about how one might make an interfaith marriage work in this life. I volunteer every week, I put others before myself, etc. You have to come second right now. For girls, being the right age for marriage usually means graduating high school, if not later. RB Ruth Barb May I'm an active Mormon girl. So I am at my dating prime.
I am becoming more lonely now than before. One thing that has helped my husband and I was a marriage class we joke that it was more like marriage therapy when we had only been married two years. When he's not at work, he's busy preparing or at conferences or studying, basically non existent. So, kudos to you for having such a wonderful relationship for so long and getting through step 1 and 2 and matching. I get sweet texts some morning when he is on his way to the office and that's all it takes the rest of my day is amazing.
So that may be the end of it there. I keep busy with my own activities, but it becomes really hard to have a date night. Stopped answering texts and calls, refused to give me my belongings that he moved up to the new place, and not to mention he broke up with me over the phone after all of those years. He is extremely compassionate. I don't remember much of the breakup because it's been overshadowed by what happened to her afterwards. To prevent problems from developing in the marriage over in what faith the possible children should be raised. Immediateley after we got married I realised things were not going to be as I thought. That my heavenly father hates my decision to marry my husband.