My boyfriend and i have been togther for 2 years and he has finishd his masters in buisness and is residing in Asia in his job. If you are dating a Mormon man or woman, be genuinely interested in their religion. This is a very delicate territory, so tread carefully. Though being with a resident is hard, it can be totally worth it if you're committed to the person and you know that they are committed to you - you just have to realize that commitment will look different coming from them. My nonmember husband and I have been married for almost 18 years. As soon as she becomes dissatisfied, she will turn face and educate the OP about just how wrong it would be for her to stay with him. Ignore the busy-bodies who want to condemn your significant other. Women do not get to hold the priesthood and function in an equal role with men. I'm on the same page as you.
We decided early on that having only one working parent was critical -- I am always the one that flexes to his schedule like it or notand staying home with our child enables me to do that. Maybe things would be have different if I had been older or if I had not been so fragile. Hi I am married to a doctor and I am alone most of the time. I have been married for 16 years to a cardiothoracic surgeon. I have had to compromise more often than I would have liked.
In the end, if the guy is the keeper you say he is then go with your gut. I wish I know things better and would have taken a different path in life. It takes a special person to be a doctor's spouse. She will want her kids blessed, baptized, taking temple trips to baptize for the dead, hold the priesthood, a bishop will ask you sons and daughters if they masterbate and punish them if they do, etc. Now after reading this blog I feel like I made the right choice. Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom. If everything she is taught is correct and the Mormon church is "true" she should be able to research any anti-Mormon books or movies and prove their criticisms are lies. Wonderful memories made for both of us.
And, whether she knows it or not she probably does know it but is in denialshe probably sees you as her ticket out of Oldmaidsville. Will people have feelings about your interfaith marriage. I've been working like crazy myself, so it is easy for me to understand time issues involved in drs' training. Just talk to her honestly, and if you have to, use the old wonder of logic. This always seemed terribly wrong to me.