While you will be of the right age to date, the Church discourages you from trying to date someone while on your mission trip. As more and more people marry out of their faith, the subject of interfaith marriage will become more and more important. Sadly, I'm not sure at this point. God works by small and simple means to bring about His great and eternal purposes. That said, I would be fully aware that Mormonism is going to compel even the best of them to do some truly horrendous stuff at times. Also, we haven't practiced polygamy for over years. She asked me to read that site and write down questions. 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. To me, life is all about growthвso ask yourselfвwill I grow more staying single and focusing my life on the church, or will I grow more branching out, looking at life from different perspectives, and allowing myself to see options I have not yet considered. We are talking about kids and I know it will all fall to me.
LDS theology heavily promotes the idea that marriage and family are an important source of happiness in this life, not just the next. To the two wondering sistersвYou both appear to be with loving, incredibly supportive men. I've decided not to mention the CES letter or anything that could be considered "anti-mormon. Eventually I started feeling the way that you do, though. A lot of Mormons escape that pitfall and can put people first. I'm dating a lovely guy who is in his first year of medical residency. My husband is an amazing human being and an international cardiologist. He was funny, family-oriented, obviously very smart, etc.
Not all of us are able to achieve that ideal but we are to strive for it. My mother now uses her time in saving stray dogs and helping the poor while my father is away which is everyday. I couldn't stop thinking about it all day after reading it. Then the girl decided still not to date him after all.
I have had several people tell me that now that they know our family all preconceived notions of the "doctor's wife" and the lifestyle of a doctor have completely changed. I am as ambitious as he and he supports that. I haven't read every post like you probably havebut I've read a lot of them. Will he possible convert just to make you happy without really buying into it. Thank you for pointing this out. These same principles have helped build strong, successful religious communities for thousands of years. I've been in a similar situation before.