I am so glad I found this blog. He has no vices, is the happiest person I know, is a healthy role model of manhood for my teen daughter and loves me to the depth of his soul. I have days when I feel like I don't want to do this anymore, but then I go through old pictures and letters and to remind myself that we had it figured out once, and we can figure it out again. What a fascinating response as always. Its always been I who is being tested for patience,loyalty and trusting and trying to adjust with his unpredictable time schedule.
Anyways, after I was temporarily "crazy" during my masters degree studies, my husband and I began reading the book: I think we had been too busy to invest in our relationship, and in the book were reminded of how much we needed to work for our relationship. Since her father is a bishop, I'm sure he'll want to have his daughter marry a temple worthy person. And he needs to trust his instincts if he thinks she's being dishonest. I would say though that racial differences are NOT like religious differences, certainly not those between Mo and Nomo.
I am a nurse and have been for 10 years. The fact she's dating you while you aren't a Mormon is at least a sign of hope. But you will benefit if you can help him maintain his strength. I too wish I had researched more in depth the other doc's wives blogs out there - I would have come up with a much more clever blog title. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer. December 19, OK, you're off the hook, mine was in the 70's too, but I hadn't been to CA by then. I think patience and understanding is also important. Read our FAQ s. Being a doctor's wife is difficult, demanding, and lonely. Dating in your teenage years will help you learn the kinds of things you value in another person.
There are plenty of marriages between Mormons and non-Mormons. But now, we embrace our spiritual differences. I sacrificed my career not in medicine but I have advanced degrees in my profession because I felt so lucky to be able to be at home raising my two wonderful sons. If you and she are not sealed, your children won't be sealed to either of you. Its always for his prior commitment that we always end up cancelling our plan of being together. Masculine attributes attract healthy, beautiful women, no matter where they come from. She's a shell of her former self and it breaks by heart to this day. Its really much harder than what I thought. If you can genuinely deconvert her then cool. Be prepared for divorce.