My wife is living proof that they CAN be worth it. As our relationship has progressed, this vague hypothetical question has led to some much more concrete thinking about what an interfaith marriage would be like for me, for him, and for us. Again, I deeply love my dad, but these were things that I had to deal with. At parties, they drink soda and play board games. My current atheism bothers him a little but as long as we respect each other it's fine. When he's not at work, he's busy preparing or at conferences or studying, basically non existent. I don't know how to manage the resentment. I recall reading a talk from Elder Nelson in which he indicated that the church teaches general principles and does not spend time teaching exceptions to general principles.
We have been together since his second year of med school so I have gone through step one and step two and all the shelf exams that were taking up his time, now I have to do the 80 hours thank God for the cap and usually he works more than that Good luck to all of you and I know we will all make it. You have given me the courage to continue to protect my marriage and children. If you have tended to straddle the line between light and dark in the past, or have been a partier, expect to make some changes for this relationship, and expect certain things from your new crush. It's not a gender issue or money issue. The dots are extremely close for every LDS person, its just extremely hard to connect them. I have been happily married to a non-mormon for 20 years. They might be disappointed, or overjoyed, or judgmental, or supportive. We have discussed marriage and kids but I dont want to live a life of lonliness I'm responding to the comment on April 11, - I posted on April 3, Sounds like you are going through my same fears and concerns.
With so much pervasive degeneracy in the media, Mormon parents think they are safe showing their kids Disney movies. What this guy needs is support and understanding Maybe you didn't intend it this way, but it sounds like you're assuming I'm not already giving him the benefit of the doubt, space, support, and understanding. I don't think anyone here intended a dismissal of the girl as a human being by stating such.
Propagandists in the media throw around the word patriarchy as if it is synonymous with anything male. Your post could have been written by me, in August. On the other hand, if you believe God is bigger than we can imagine, and is not constrained by religious dogma, you have as good a chance as any at a happy, thriving relationship. All that being said, no one can tell you what is right for you except Heavenly Father. It was the second time I watched it, too. It seems she'll expect you to become Mormon. When she had a strict 6: If there was a disagreement, one person was supposed to submit to the other, consult a rulebook that covered almost everything, or turn to a church leader to decide for them. Do not make anything risque public. You stop talking at all. Move on, but after thanksgiving.