You can consider some positive activities and allow you to communicate and learn from each other. And as an anonymous comment put it, date night is sometimes out of the question because he is using his "free" time as catch up on sleep time. Mormon girls are raised to believe their worth is how young they marry and how many kids they have. Do you really love him, honey. Be thankful that you chose a man with passion and drive; realizing that his energies will not always focused on you. I think you need to figure out if you are willing to stay in a relationship with a man who's so busy, because trust me, it's not going to change anytime soon.
I'm in the exact same pulling-out-my-hair situation that you are. There are a million fish in the sea and it makes no sense to choose one with whom you are not religiously compatible. I seriously questioned the future of our relationship based on that fact alone. Masculine attributes attract healthy, beautiful women, no matter where they come from. Your not alone I married a women ob 20 years ago three kids 19,15,12 Also lost my job as a homebuilder my thoughts are with you. She was so sad over what she sacrificed it just haunted everyone on Reddit. No sex before marriage. To me, the core question is, is this person inclined toward self transcendence are the inclined, desirous, self aware enough to be selfless.
My seminary teacher went off on me about dating a non Mormon when I was talking about going to his prom. That conversation prompted me to find and read through this sub, and there's some seriously disturbing shit here. Dress nicely, as the girl will appreciate the effort put into looking good for her, and encourage her to do the same. If yes, do you promise to not proselytize to me and let me drink a simple cup of coffee in my own home. I've read through some stuff there and it all seems pretty tame so far. I am so happy to have found this blog.
However, for me, there have been some perks too. She asked me not to contact her so that she could have the space she needed at this time. If she is motivated enough to want to go on a mission, she will likely not settle for having a second class "eternal companion" you who is a convert or one who cannot be sealed to her for eternity. As for having children, expect to be a single parent. It can burn, and it can burn you hardcore. I'm always torn between wanting to spend time together doing loads of fun things and giving him space to pursue his dream. I don't remember much of the breakup because it's been overshadowed by what happened to her afterwards.