Only the racist comments about why it was enacted have been disavowed. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy. It has just made me realize that these formulas a lot of us Mormons learn growing up about how to have a happy marriage are, well, crap. Mormons are one of the few remaining groups with healthy women. Be prepared to experience many disappointments, such as missed events, delayed arrivals and early departures due to patient needs. I was the bishops' daughter who went to BYU but didn't go on a mission because I was already married with a 10 month old by my 21st birthday. Over the years, it would have felt increasingly burdensome to accommodate practices that seemed to me like superstition. I am willing to add his religious observances to our worship as a couple and as a family, but should I also be willing to give up some of my participation in my own faith в for example by attending the temple or Sunday services slightly less often in order to spend more time as an entire family. I am scared of passing through all this you guys have passed before i even got to this blog i've thought bout it a lot. Life is too short.
I wouldnt encourage my kids to date a mormon. Within a cultural group marriage is hard. I have feeling you stopped pursuing anyone unlikely to go for you. If you like her, and I'm assuming you do, I would suggest you continue the relationship and see how things pan out. Like you, I didn't want to stress him out by giving him some sort of ultimatum or demands. What if you are sexually incompatible. I don't think you necessarily need to cut ties with her. I knew intern year would be brutal and I hoped residency would be a little better, and it was.
She's willing to talk about anything I find directly on LDS. Every bishop, new set of missionaries, home teacher, etc. There is no question this is the true church. Cool Nicknames for Guys. Thanks for springing that one on me OB. If you marry him, you are committing to accepting him without the church and all that this entails.
Good communication, love, support and understanding are the things you should consider. However, and this might sound sad. He's in his second year of residency and we're talking about me leaving everything to get engaged and move up with him. Ask questions, try to find out as much as you can. I would never convert.