Sadly, my ward shuns us. Rawkcuf, maybe your comment is like your name and intended backwards, but what do you mean by differences between races. We have a happy marriage. In her obviously orthodox Mormon paradigm dad's a bishop, she went to BYU and on a missionunderstand that she believes her husband must be an orthodox Mormon and get married to her in the temple. If you do not have a lot of time together, make every second count. I am a career military man's wife. Interestingly, my parents felt the same way about him. My parents met when my mom was in 8th grade and married when she was I think my sister married fastest and knew her husband at least 18 months, dating for at least half that. I do my best to keep busy during the day, school, cleaning, organizing, going to the gym and my daughter. So you stay calm, stay pleasant, and try not to let it eat you alive.
I'm afraid he's going to be more in love with work than me and a family. The important thing is whether or not your spouse will support you in your endevours to live your religion. It does kick your butt!. Mormonism is simply too unaccepting of mixed relationships. Is it naive to think we could raise our children to fully participate in two different faiths.
It sucks but ultimately what Mormonism does to people is it makes them value adherence to church more than their relationships with people. There is no way she will may you without you going to the temple. I disagree with the doctrines and practices of the LDS church. I've told her that but maybe she doesn't believe me. Be with a nice guy and a doctor who will not put himself or his love for money first or his ego first. Their son grew up to become a temple president.
Hi all, It's really interesting to read all of your experiences and how you've worked through the difficult times. I know people should not get married if they can't accept each other as they are. I just returned from a difficult meeting with my psychotherapist and felt depressed-then I found this amazing blog. The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population. I feel very discouraged.