You can also attend their singles conferences, or participate in social activities organized by the Church. You don't have to believe them yourself, but you need that respect in thought as well as action, and you need to frame this as your own journey because you can only change yourself. Most likely, the relationship isn't going to survive your differences in belief. She cannot get into the top echelons of heaven without being sealed to a worthy priesthood holder in the temple for time and all eternity. Juggle them with a working wife, a housewife with children and things become difficult. My next serious boyfriend was raised Methodist but considered himself non-denominational Christian and people would comment on that instead of his character. While dating is a good time to get to know someone, if you are young it is better to go on group dates. While dating is a good time to get to know someone, if you are young it is better to go on group dates. Marriage is serious business and we are in it together despite our spouses shortcomings. I have no idea if he stayed.
If you really like this girl, might want to show her this. It's a great idea to know where you stand so that you'll be prepared when this comes up in conversation. So far I have been sad most of the time. I've read some of the articles linked to by mormonessays. I had told him that if he hadn't changed jobs, that I wouldn't have left him but that our relationship would probably become irreparable.
Thank you thank you for writing this blog. I'm firmly in the RUN camp. It also means that you have to give her something particular to do.
Make them feel special. Maybe watch "Going Clear" with her. Understand that it's their belief, and make plans for any of the other 6 days instead. I'm pretty disturbed by the level of dismissiveness seen in many of the comments here. Not being an RM, they weren't really interested in me. I have read some of the comment here and would like to share my experience. Then, do any of the above morsels of advice matter. There are billions of other girls out there who I wouldn't have issues like this with. See, I am a SAHM and my husband has just gotten accepted into a 4 year pediatrics residency program this year. The one I met was full of himself, a slob, and really not that great to women.