My beliefs have changed several times in my life, but not those things, so my interfaith marriage has lasted 25 years. Family or girlfrient or the pet. I knew a couple in my last ward who got married in their mid 20's. 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. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer. 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 was going to be alone in the marrige working hard and planning for the two of us whiles my wife's emotions and energy was spent on other people. Many hour days and sometimes 10 days straight without a day off.
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…. This can be done. Not to mention, he became angry and hostile towards me during the break up. It will be up to you, her man, to support the positive expectations. My fiance and I are both becoming doctors, but he is becoming an Orthopedic surgeon and I am becoming a Psychiatrist. Please share your dating experience with a doctor or a medical resident. 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.
You need to disabuse them of this notion. Only idiots are unfriendly to non-Mormon spouses. The house is perfect, with nothing out of place. Do you think I need to have some sort of commitment from him before I can make that decision. That said, Mormons have learned to have fun without alcohol and often have to wait until drinkers are well-oiled and loosened up to join in the dopey-ness. Chances are you can't though. You've made good points about not bringing up the CES letter or anything that could be called "anti-mormon. I get to spend my life with someone who was not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender roles.
Sorry man, but if I knew what I know now I would have cut my losses. She is going to be taught for the rest of her life in the church the importance of missionary work and eternal families, and Priesthood in the home. I then asked some questions about some of the essays, and her answer to everything is "because god. Reading your blog has helped, especially in seeing that these lonely feelings are normal. I like to think that what you said really resonated with her. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. We still joke about the latter. Do not expect anything long term. But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God. She suggested instead watching something that was produced by the church itself.