For instance, you probably want your children to be baptized into the Mormon faith when they are eight в is your fiancee okay with that. How convenient for him. She got engaged 3 months later. And the thought of being a 'single mom' if we have kids. Know her limits on substances. Though I am yet to see if we would make it. As for the Mormon cohort he will be exposed to, I have two thoughts: And so far as I could tell, it worked and no one tried to drag her husband into the church. In the long run, being married to a nonmember has made me a better person.
This is the type of doctrine that Joseph rejected and so have the leaders of the church. There are other ways. And a happy ChristmaChannuKwanzaKah to everyone. The day could come where she has to decide between her relationship with you and her church. I don't mean to be rude, but she's not gonna give up her "nonsense". Like any woman I am a Medical Assistant I sometimes question myself and ask myself what I would do if "unfaithfulness" came across.
There are all kinds of Mormons, and we as exmormons should know better than to stereotype our former selves. If you go yourself, you'll see - those people are good people. If you are married to your best friend, then love him unconditionally, share the struggles, accept the sacrifices and know that if he could, he would rather be with you than with a sick or dying patient. While a part of me is sad about not having a temple marriage and getting sealed together I have hope that this could change while we are on this earth and I have faith in an ever-loving Father in Heaven who is kind and just and will be able to provide a way for my family to live together in the eternities. It's just not worth it to constantly be stressing over this and feeling dissatisfied with the way things are after we've been dating for this long. 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'm a first year medical student and met my boyfriend in college when he was in med school now in his residency. The loneliness will always be there.
If you don't want to give up, then don't. As a man who married a non-Mormon woman, my story has a slightly different view point, but it comes down to essentially the same principles. My next serious boyfriend was raised Methodist but considered himself non-denominational Christian and people would comment on that instead of his character.