The pressure is mounting for Mormon women to cave in to Western degeneracy, and men are at a loss for what to do about it. We both love eachother and I support him as he supports me while im in school as well. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. He is super busy, and is learning all he can about lifesaving methods, and they are killing him at the hospital right now. If I'm focused on something like reading a textbook, or working on some problem then I might still think of him vaguely but I'm not going to whip out my phone or go and see himI'm busy. In the Garden of Eden, Eve may have introduced sin into the world, but ultimately her actions worked out for good because it allowed all of us to be born and tested in this telestial state. Wonderful memories made for both of us. If I were to signal him everytime I thought about him, I'd be on the phone with him almost all of my waking hours. I believe rules are to be obeyed. Till then, I know I should be more patient and understanding than any ordinary wife is.
Yeah man, don't doubt someone who was a missionary will try to convert you. I know I am a strong person but it really does suck sometimes. I have feeling you stopped pursuing anyone unlikely to go for you. If you do end up having sexual relations, she will feel guilty, and it will affect your relationship, you can count on that. Response to your edit: Do NOT bring up or mention anything that could be considered "anti Mormon. He is coming to church with me and our daughter for the ward Christmas program. We've been together for a little over a year, after having a pretty severe break at right after the 1 year mark. You might want to determine your level of willingness to put up with his demanding work schedule and to communicate with him about your needs and concerns. She has opened my eyes to many parts of our national culture that are not in harmony with righteousness.
We feel good about our choices, but know it might not be the right path for everyone. It has been closed. When my husband and I were sealed, I finally understood why my Dad had been stressing this to me my entire life. Love is what we do, not what we feel. Much good luck, and keep us in the loop. Please share your dating experience with a doctor or a medical resident. Plan on her family trying to torpedo your relationship if you don't convert. Having said that, I believe strongly that it takes a special individual who can remain active in the church and have a non-traditional marriage. And if it's notyou need to find someone in a different field.
Some say, they love wearing it, it gives them "protection from evil". And right at that moment when I'm about to tell him this, and give him some kind of ultimatum, I hesitate. Honestly I'd let things keep going. I am married to an interventional cardiologist. I mean lots of his friends from residency have girlfriends or wives and make it work. 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.