I know many of you understand how Im feeling and a lot of you have been there for many years already. Thank you so much, L. Anything she learned about mormonsim, she wanted to learn on her own. Be open to the wisdom the Spirit will share.
The weekends that we spend together are non stop we are always doing something or going to see friends People in general don't understand how much money it actually takes to just be a doctor. I get to spend my life with someone who was not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender roles. It's winter here and I figured she was layering for warmth. You know what the official line of the church is, and what bishops and stake presidents are likely to say. A Mormon wife will also want to bring the kids along, and that should be discussed and decided before marriage and before kids.
I have no sympathy for people like you. The man I started dating 8 years ago, long before med school was in the picture, is disappearing before my very eyes. Now that my boyfriend and I are beginning to talk about a future together, though, I realize that I need to consider this question of marrying outside of the church very carefully.
Think of every possible scenario you can think of. Good luck with her, and good life to you. She views patriarchy as a quality of God. And when you give all that you have to support someone else's dream, the money, cars, jewelry, etc mean little, unless you're a gold digger. He spends about 80 hours a week at the hospital. The extent of other physical activity depends on what you both want from the relationship, though in general the Mormon Church frowns on sexual contact even beyond intercourse.