A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the Mormon church. Reason being - he wants our relationship to be spontaneous like it was before the pre-med things really "kicked in". There is no question that God loves all of His children, and that obviously includes non-members. Thanks for these thoughts. They seriously have movies about it. Never ask vague questions and give her definite options instead. After you read the CES letter Im pretty sure you will be grossed out by mormonism. So when our children bring home a potential mate that has cultural, racial, religious or other big differences then our child, our concerns immediately flare up.
We keep "waiting" for it to get easier, and every year it just doesn't. Among Mormons, 25 is practically an old maid. I forgot to add, that if you marry and alow your children to be raised as Mormon, chances are you wont be able to be at their wedding because it will be in the temple.
I hope so; otherwise I will have spent the best years of my life putting him thru grad school and med school. I felt her fear, everything she's said, I said. No one understands our lifestyle or how difficult it can be, not even my best friend and or family members no matter how hard they try to. This is tough enough when the kids are babies, but when they're older - teenagers - you'll get to tackle all of the hormone-fueled angst, drama, school difficulties, homework, school activities, and be the scapegoat when the kids get mad at you. If not watch it. This spotty attention from him makes me sure I want to end things sometime. Females are not expected to serve and MOST of the girls that do, only do so because they do not have a suitable read: If your GF is an attractive girl and still ended up on a mission then she is about as fanatical as they come and if she isn't already she will be slowly trying to convert you. There is no question this is the true church. LDS theology heavily promotes the idea that marriage and family are an important source of happiness in this life, not just the next. The fact that you bring your query to Joanna Brooks rather than church authorities reveals much.
I would never give up on him because he got nobody else. It won't be easy. The intrusion into my life of an apparently irrational belief that was immune to my influence would have been felt more keenly every year.