If things get even more serious, try getting her to sign a pre-nup that neither she, nor her family will try to convert you. If it's true, it'll come out of the criticism looking better. I wouldnt encourage my kids to date a mormon. Thank you for pointing this out. Little did I know that at least some of these "emergencies" were actually rendezvous with his affair partner. Maybe you will win. Much more, since I am having a hard time to conceive, all adds up to my frustrations. Read our Exit Stories from Mormonism. Am I that woman.
She's such a martyr and a great person for doing this. I'm not quite bitter but a tad fed up as have given up family, career, friends and started afresh x 2 again to be left alone at the other side of the planet with two young kids, moving house and setting up home with just 4 suitcases. We still went on dates when we could, but it became less and less often. I feel I am not appreciated and valued as a wife.
They know that they are the best. To Anonymous, Your comment also left me heartbroken. I'm so sick of waiting around every night and weekend to see if he will have a minute for me. When he's not at work, he's busy preparing or at conferences or studying, basically non existent. I decided to do the mormon thing and just not think about it too much right now. It will poison your marriage until the end в of your life, your marriage, or your belief.
If you want to go against that trend, one of you will almost certainly change perspective. If you can genuinely deconvert her then cool. I sacrificed a career and instead raise the children at home which often feels like single parenthood. Mormon decried it was all a lie, an anti mormon lie. Be prepared for divorce. My experience has been that personal similarities and differences are a bigger element than cultural differences. I think it was Spencer Kimball who counselled that before marriage you should keep your eyes wide open and then after marriage keep your eyes half shut. Honestly, the bulk of what I did was pretty routine and uninteresting.