I can be part of a church family whether my spouse goes or not. The church essays that address that linked at www. Anyone with experience dating a doctor or another insanely busy person. I just don't want to jump to conclusions and am trying to prepare myself for a new normal. We just celebrated our 11th wedding anniversary We have 5 children and like so many I feel alone most days. After a certain point "support" stops being supportive and turns into enabling - enabling of his depression, his anxiety, his reluctance to reflect deeply on who he is and what he wants out of life, and worst of all, my "support" ensures his continuation into a career that will not ultimately make him or me happy. You might start drinking to ease the pain. The Church encourages you to use dating as an opportunity to show your respect not just for others, but for yourself. Life is too short. I would say though that racial differences are NOT like religious differences, certainly not those between Mo and Nomo.
Get her to explain what she believes, and how it might differ from her church. Not the end of the world. What do you think is a reasonable expectation for how much time you will spend together, how often you will talk, etc. He was patient and supportive, promising to continue acting like a TBM for as long as I wanted our baby is 4, so that likely would have been at least 14 years. My wife chose me, but most people aren't so lucky. Never mind the paycheck because I even earn more than him. I haven't talked to him about it yet because I was hoping things would change once we dated for awhile and his feelings for me deepened. In fact, when I first met him, I had no idea he was even a full fledged doctor. I thought she would grow out of it. I am a non-Mormon who moved to Utah for college.
Which is the highest place in heaven aka celestial kingdom. You can't provide that for her so your marriage will be defective from the outset. You cannot do his job. Found this blog just now after searching "married to a surgeon". These are nice people. This blog accommodates some frank admissions about that which is less than wonderful about LDS. I'll bring up some CES letter issues, let her know why I wouldn't want my children raised like this, and we'll see what happens. I learned to read by reading the Book of Mormon. The greatest gift you can give to support: When they want a break, they will ask you and be ready and rejuvenated after. You can consider some positive activities and allow you to communicate and learn from each other.
Finally, the decision of whom you marry is really between you and God. In many ways, you yield some authority to the church. It sounds like you HAVE done your best in the past.