Give yourself some credit for being attracted to the good side of the Force. Interfaith marriage is but one variety of the learning experience. Is it fair for me to ask him to put more time and effort into our relationship. Great questions, and a terrific answer, Joanna. I would find it therapeutic to type out all of my feelings and at the same time he would get an update. I love my husband so much, but 40 years of loneliness has been more than difficult. I can only say that I was that girl, 10 years ago.
Her Religion is the single most important thing in her life. She may have served a mission as an ultimatum to herself. I learned, growing up, that very principle, that you HAD to marry a member or your marriage was doomed. I am active in church, I take my kids regularly, and I have callings. They know that they are the best. He later converted to her faith and was called to be a temple sealer. We attempted to date back when I was in undergrad and he was in med school, and it went nowhere -- mostly because I was young, immature, self-centered and your typical spazzy college kid at that point.