But he's got to know the aggravation and pain that he likely will face. She's most likely secretly playing out fantasies of converting you, marrying you in a Mormon temple, and having a very Mormon life, OP. I have no idea if he stayed. She wants the captain of a ship who can direct all aspects of a relationship, including spiritual direction. Thanks for the Blog. A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the Mormon church. When I acquired a personal testimony of the gospel as a teen, and made my own decisions regarding my faith, I felt very alone. While you will be of the right age to date, the Church discourages you from trying to date someone while on your mission trip.
But you can't make her think about the numerous facts that disprove Mormonism. This does not mean that you cannot do those things, but remember that she will not be able to do them with you. I am very independent and have my own life my own career and do not need my partner to be with me all the time.
All of which will remind her that she wants you to convert so you can be together for eternity. My kids have run as far away from medicine as possible in terms of a career and my daughter only dates people who have balance in their lives. My nonmember husband and I have been married for almost 18 years. Would she be okay with having a home that is split religiously. She won't marry you.
I adore the show New Normal and one of my favorite episodes is when Bryan decides to go back to church and the Father is so cool with him. When I come home, I don't necessarily want to be alone, I just need to do things that will calm or recharge me instead of things that will tire me out more. Funny Nicknames for Guys. If she says that the mission was the greatest experience and best two years of her life, any chance you have at a normal long-term healthy relationship is dim unless you convert. Anyways, after I was temporarily "crazy" during my masters degree studies, my husband and I began reading the book: I think we had been too busy to invest in our relationship, and in the book were reminded of how much we needed to work for our relationship. And I resent being viewed as just the wife of a doctor rather than my own person with her own accomplishments and aspirations. Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea.