Heavenly Father will give you guidance if you listen with an open heart and contrite spirit as always. Pray about it and follow your heart. The sons inevitably went inactive later in life. I'm sorry this was so longwinded and not really an answer to your questions. My 16 year old daughter told her Bishop who made that comment, that she thought her dad was great just the way he was. I was happy to read your blog.
As you can see Also, the fact that she served a mission is evidence of her dedication to the religion. That's all she thought about for 18 months, plus the months leading up to it, and winding down. Thanks again for the help. Yes, we had been in a rough patch for sometime with all of the changing happening around us, moving, starting residency, etc. Nobody has prepared her for one, definitely haven't prepared her for a healthy physical relationship. I've been thinking more about your situation and another thing came to mind.
Pretty alarming how unsophisticated so many presumably well-educated people's expectations are of marriage. The right age for getting married varies depends for men and women. I ran across your post out of desperation. They have heavy-handed laws, free handouts, unfair advantages for getting jobsвa loud feminist illusion spoon fed to them. It is the greatest sadness of her life. I have been pretty much a single mother most of that time. This man basically tells you in a simple way within 6 minutes. I pray the holy Spirit will provide guidance to both of us, and that love conquers all.
She has to come to the realization that the church may not be infallible, it can't be forced on her or proven to her. While dating is a good time to get to know someone, if you are young it is better to go on group dates. I will keep reading, but it looks like most of the stuff about racism and polygamy has been "adequately" explained away by updates to LDS. Single women who are educated, regardless of religion, are also going to find similar gender imbalances among their educated peers nowadays. Though very busy he tries to be available when I need him. She's most likely secretly playing out fantasies of converting you, marrying you in a Mormon temple, and having a very Mormon life, OP. If she is full on Mormon, this relationship will go one of two ways: You will convert and change your entire lifestyle and personality to conform with her expectations never to deconvert or you will face severe penalitesor you will break up because you won't convert and change everything about yourself. I have been a doctor's wife for 1 year now and we've been together for 7 years. She is going to be taught for the rest of her life in the church the importance of missionary work and eternal families, and Priesthood in the home.