I pray the holy Spirit will provide guidance to both of us, and that love conquers all. The brethren have taught that there is an ideal pattern for marriage. These same principles have helped build strong, successful religious communities for thousands of years. There is no question this is the true church. As my husband learns about Mormonism I get to see it through his fresh eyes. Really, I'm interested in this too.
Move on, but after thanksgiving. That being said, no matter what the cause, I wasn't getting what I needed out of it and I had to make the decision to either keep things the status quo or move on. What this guy needs is support and understanding Maybe you didn't intend it this way, but it sounds like you're assuming I'm not already giving him the benefit of the doubt, space, support, and understanding. For the first time in my life, at age twenty-seven, I am in a relationship that is good and loving and serious enough that I believe it may lead to marriage.
To the two wondering sistersвYou both appear to be with loving, incredibly supportive men. Pants-to-Church Sunday left me a bit bruised. But if you are with someone who is plainly selfish or dishonest or mean, then don't let them use their occupation as an excuse. Love the way you normalize the challenges of being married. Thanks so much for all the time you've put into your replies. The important things that keep our marriage a happy, healthy, and very loving one are the same things that keep any other marriage alive and well. No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche. Our first Christmas married I want you all to know that you are loved and appreciated.
She will likely want you to convert to fix the family. I also have an MPH degree, and am currently working and trying to support us while he's in school. I am not sorry I married outside the LDS faith. I seriously questioned the future of our relationship based on that fact alone. I hope you can make this work out. 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. She suggested instead watching something that was produced by the church itself. However, I believe there are rules set, and we receive certain blessings when we obey said rules. Ladies, question for you: I find that the fellow ship has created an environment of chronic stress and chronic sleep deprivation that is absolutely affecting his libido.