It is not the norm. He can relate to me and we can relate to each other which makes us strong to begin with. Today, at my ward sacrament meeting, in the back section of the chapel where I was sitting, all the women except one were Mormon wives in interfaith families. But it also means he has ultimate responsibility for his patients, both ethically and legally. I married a person, not a religion. I know a Doctor who drug his wife and 2 children across the US to begin his residency. Now it's easier, as they are older, and he's making more time for them. I hated it so much, in fact, that I ran off to China.
She will not marry you until you convert to mormonism whole cloth. And the nonmember spouse may just put pressure on the member spouse to spend more time with them. She was masterful at hiding the cuts and bruises with clothing.
Just go ahead and ask for the definitions and treat it like learning a new language. About the time I was ready to return for my doctorate a chronic illness hit. I clearly stated twice that I severed things with the girl. Yet others are really great human beings.
Don't think it's just women married to male physicians who suffer. If you end up marrying a true believing Mormon, your marriage will be a threesome. Doesn't leave many options here though but better than constantly having them push the church on you until you either give in and convert or break up. You should be fine as long as you stick to the lines you have laid out. He is passionately loving - and he is "there" for me always. It seems like a minor point, but I have noticed that every Mormon girl who disobeys the Mormon direction to avoid coffee has something majorly wrong with her. If you do not have a lot of time together, make every second count. If all you are looking for is some non-serious dates to have a good time, you should be fine.