Congratulations on understanding that and avoiding problems. If I'm serving tables at a restaurant, I'm going to tell my boss that she's got to cover for me because there's an emergency and I'm leaving. But, you will probably lose. She may have served a mission as an ultimatum to herself. You will have to convert and betray your ideals to keep the relationship alive. Did he get kicked out of the church for marrying you. Try a variety of dates. The fact that she is dating an atheist non-Mormon shows pretty serious lack of conformity already. He is married to his job right now.
Thank you so much. The Mormon culture has mastered the forked tongue. As I started to date and fall in love with my husband, almost everyone I knew was against it. Discover the joys of a non-sexual relationship and find sincere ways to show affection without sex. They value femininity, motherhood, and masculinity in men. There is no question this is the true church. He is passionately loving - and he is "there" for me always. One small thing to add here. If you stay together l, you are going to have to remind her of that commitment.
I understand the sacrifice that it takes to become a doctor, but I am not sure if he does. From someone else in the medical field - a nightly phone call would be seriously draining, even if it only lasted a few minutes. We can also save our errant children by our valiancy too. What a joke for an archaeologist. Please see above link for full rules. I hope that things will improve and I can adjust to all this. Best wishes on your next expedition. My dream in life as cliche as it sounds is to be happy, and to raise a family - be one of those home mums who goes to school meetings, and award nights, and bakes cakes for their kids school fares. Why not rather find yourself a rich sugardaddy and leave the docs alone. Put that in perspective before you try to equate your struggle to his.
Hopefully they have some say in it, but I'm speaking about other churchgoers' expectations here, and probably your wife's. All of which will remind her that she wants you to convert so you can be together for eternity. The church will be in your bedroom, finances, and all your decisions. Before that, you are encouraged to date, but not exclusively.