Good thing is you can have multiple wives in heaven if you become exalted. If you really need me, you better believe I'm going to be scrambling to find others to cover my patients so I can leave, but it's going to take some time to get things straight at work first. All that being said, no one can tell you what is right for you except Heavenly Father. There have been times in my marriage where I have been frustrated and angry by his lack of change. He is in a way to become a Ex mormon. I just wanted to let SN and AD know that, if you decide to choose this path, you are not alone. Plentyoffish dating forums are a place to meet singles and get dating advice or share dating experiences etc. My kids have run as far away from medicine as possible in terms of a career and my daughter only dates people who have balance in their lives. I am also certain that there are callings and opportunities that I would have had, were I married to a faithful LDS woman, that I have missed.
So marrying a doctor might be ideal for me. Do you work Easter, the day after your baby is born, weekends, nights. He is truly my best friend, my life partner but I can't help, at times, feel extremely lonely and depressed. It is really hard and so good to see that I am not alone in this.
You have given me the courage to continue to protect my marriage and children. If all the Mormons truly were the pricks we often claim them to be, then Mormonism would be the perfect punishment for them. Joanna mentioned that our theology is rich with opportunities for second chances. For me this has been an opportunity to increase my love, tolerance, compassion and acceptance. She will be pressured and will likely shut you out. I would not have wanted to be dismissed as crazy and unworthy of attention when I was still a member, because it wouldn't have been true. You need to do this ceremony first where you end up pledging all your money and property to the church: It's cruel to suggest it. The Mormon church is certainly a time consuming church. Think of it as giving him a prompt, and now he gets to give his thoughts.
Good luck and best wishes as you head back out into the dating pool. Your girlfriend might, or maybe IS, going through this. If she is as real deal as you say she is, she believes this also. That's probably true, and that would be a great thing for her, but they wouldn't see it that way. When I do open up to one or two close female family member, they often tell me that their husbands are equally unavailable and I should not complaint. Don't spend money on somebody else' Wife. Even if you are looking towards marriage, it can be better to hold off on more serious activities until a couple of dates to make sure you both feel the relationship is moving in the right direction. Can you live your whole life with a husband you doesnt or never will believe in the mormon church.