That contributes to status in her culture. But the idea of marrying my husband felt right from almost the get-go and, my patriarchal blessing made so much more sense. But wait a minute. I got married last year, left a great job, family, friends and city to be with my husband in a very small under developed town. I think people get carried away with the whole social status of a Doctor which is really unnecessary. He's usually trying to catch up on sleep working on a presentation, patient notes, etc I know communication is key, but it's helpful to know that others are going through the same experience. In the long run, being married to a nonmember has made me a better person. Your husbands love you, and love that you are able to do what they cannot. He says it is harmless and is only fantasy as there is no touching involved. I often feel it's harder than being a single mom because the false hope is just torture.
I realize I rambled a bit and may not have answered all your questions; feel free to ask anything else you want to know. When we obsess over it we start acting like a customer in a clothing store wondering what he or she will look like if they wear that particular wardrobe. As a non member you can not take her to the celestial kingdom to live with God and get your own worlds to populate with her. No beliefs are protected from challenge, the rules of evidence, or derision. I am a lawyer married to a surgical oncologist. Otherwise you're just denying them eternal salvation in their eyes. I often think about what I would tell my daughters if one day they tell me that they are dating a doctor……. Before that, you are encouraged to date, but not exclusively. Blogroll By Common Consent C. It MAY be true that she will not marry him unless he converts.
But my struggle is with whether or not he is willing to give anything with sacrifice and commitment, and how much of this has to do with me vs. The pressure is mounting for Mormon women to cave in to Western degeneracy, and men are at a loss for what to do about it. Don't try to fill the silence and rush to say something like "but I know you are super busy. A patient of his went into labor, was having a rough time and he spent the next 32 hours at the hospital. Joanna mentioned that our theology is rich with opportunities for second chances. I would probably suggest that you cut your losses now.
By that I mean that we ought to consider simply marrying within the faith and in the temple for all the reasons that people have given. From reading the above posts from previous posters, please keep in mind that while it helps to read and learn from each others' experiences as we are all in the same boat -- we must also make the distinction between someone's occupation and their personality or character. For me, one of those bouncers is my marriage to the most wonderful woman alive. I feel pretty awful about that whole thing. And you seem like a good person. Avoid the topic when you can, it's not something that'll be pretty unless handled in a calm discussion which Well, people as a whole tend to be pretty immature with big topics. I know that she's even getting her stuff ready to go on her mission. We feel good about our choices, but know it might not be the right path for everyone. If you have a literal belief that you need to have a temple marriage to go to the celestial kingdom, you will always keep a secret desire to convert your spouse. Should I get rebaptized.