I pray the holy Spirit will provide guidance to both of us, and that love conquers all. When I taught GD we discussd the lessons. Last year I trained for and ran a marathon, which was a pretty good distraction, but with the move recently and work being quieter than usual I'm finding it tougher than I have before. I respect what my husband does but I have nothing but my pets and a dusty Ivy Leaguedegree. March 18, Run for the hills.
You can watch them all in about a half an hour and you'll know almost everything you need to know. I feel like I am under the microscope. Nothing less will do. I agree she should be able to watch a movie or do her own research. Going along with her cult might feel fine when it is just you in her, but if you have kids, it will be very different. Why Mormons are not sexist. Because service is important in the Mormon faith, she may be interested in doing something that will help others, like helping someone clean their yard. Catholics basically married catholics and protestants basically married protestants. But we only really get time together in the summer. Mine was in California, back in the 70s.
No one knows your situation the way you do. In my home ward, the non-member son of one of the members of the Bishopbric was able to stand up with the Priesthood and hold his baby girl while they gave her baby blessing. I hope so; otherwise I will have spent the best years of my life putting him thru grad school and med school. When I acquired a personal testimony of the gospel as a teen, and made my own decisions regarding my faith, I felt very alone. And the thought of being a 'single mom' if we have kids. And the you've seen the CES letter. Don't get her hopes up too much - in return ask her to do something to research your views. They are just really convinced they are right. I've had friends with spouses that got Fulbrights or grants to study in other countries. We often wonder how we will pay our bills sometimes.
Anyone who's a decent human being should be able to know right from wrong and act accordingly. Mormonism isn't a free ticket to heaven. It is the greatest sadness of her life. My loneliness is something that I try to manage with an antidepresants and cognitive therapy. She found the perfect Mormon guy, they were married in the temple. Hence, ensure that the girl or guy you want to date is above 16; although with changing times, some kids may date younger, if your love interest is not keen on going out until 16, then hold off. Fifty years later, not one of her 3 children, her dozen grandchildren or her numerous great grandchildren is an active member of the LDS church. I'm on mobile and it isn't letting me post the URL. He is on call ALL the time, he arrives home 9 pm and barely sit down for diner and then gets called away, then again 2 am heart attack.