If I were you, I would just nope out of it and move on. The big one is that under Mormon theology both of you must be believing, fully active members to live together in the afterlife. On the plus side though, after you leave the church, you'll get to spend the remainder of your days bashing it on Reddit. I try to be understanding but I find myself getting so angry. You might need to trade missionary lessons for research on her part, and we can suggest less scary resources. And the nonmember spouse may just put pressure on the member spouse to spend more time with them. The intrusion into my life of an apparently irrational belief that was immune to my influence would have been felt more keenly every year. There's this fantasy perpetuated in the religion that if you're good and pure enough, that any man you meet would eventually see the truth and join the church for you. Dating does not necessarily mean an exclusive relationship.
And what you're saying about having a great night and then an amazing few days after before he disappears and you feel like shit again I also hate that he doesn't text me until he is ready to make plans again, although I did ask him to text me more often and he has gotten a little better about it. I am a non-Mormon woman married to a Mormon manвwhich seems to be a less common scenario in the LDS world. December 10, at 7: December 10, at December 11, at 6: December 20, at 6: December 10, at 2: December 14, at March 1, at March 8, at 1: March 7, at December 10, at 8: Having dealt with a similar issue all of last week I have a couple things to say. I would need to ask my husband again. In the long run, being married to a nonmember has made me a better person. God will help you both work this out. Love does a lot. He has no vices, is the happiest person I know, is a healthy role model of manhood for my teen daughter and loves me to the depth of his soul.
Again, though the evolving times may have brought about a relaxation in this rule, it is still followed by many youngsters. My life may not be as stressful as that of a medical resident or a doctor, but I do often spend upward of 70 - 80 hours per week working. They are not God. Even without temple covenants marriage is a noble and worthy institution. Most of us were Mormons and one point, many of us were even TBMs. He is not willing to cut back on hours or ever get off of his career track. I'm so glad to have found this blog. She can only get sealed to him in a Mormon temple. Life After Mormonism Chat.
This is such a misinformed statement. You should certainly still date even if you are not looking for a marriage partner. But if your faith is a key part of your life, this is huge. You can feel it in your bones.