It has been very difficult to reconcile our two expectations, hopes and dreams. I think nothing really prepared either of us for fellowship though. The religious differences between you two are a deal-breaking fault. Maybe he found a nice Mormon girl after all. I am more compassionate towards people who I would have stigmatized earlier. Love the way you normalize the challenges of being married. If all you are looking for is some non-serious dates to have a good time, you should be fine.
Just trying to make it through the week. She's most likely secretly playing out fantasies of converting you, marrying you in a Mormon temple, and having a very Mormon life, OP. You'll be richly rewarded.
Have been MD in good relationship for 25 years with kids etc but key is that my wife has her own life and works as hard as I do at her own career and isn't caught up in my world. You will buy expensive disability insurance, malpractice insurance, and life insurance to provide a snippet of comfort for the great, unknowable future. As a Christian one's values won't allow an affair on the lonely spouse' part either - but that probably won't bug you by the sounds of it. She may be beautiful, friendly, and sincere. Are you ok with waiting for that. I hope he wised up. If he says he wants to keep things casual, head for the hills - he's the latter and he doesn't appreciate you.
I say to you, decisions determine destiny. What a fascinating response as always. He was patient and supportive, promising to continue acting like a TBM for as long as I wanted our baby is 4, so that likely would have been at least 14 years. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. Sorry for the VERY late reply. The goal of dating at that age is to broaden your social circle and learn more about yourself.