Though I am yet to see if we would make it. She is going on a mission which means she is heavily invested in performing according to the cultural expectations. They are always dressed in decent clothing, and the same is expected of their date.
I do not text or call him frequently-- I'll send him the occasional message, but generally I let him initiate contact and dictate the pace. She has to decide for herself what she believes, but you can definitely help expose her to new ideas. We learn sooooooo much from each other. I've been in a similar situation before. I also think he is not used to anyone telling him "no" or going against his opinion. He is dealing with the aftermath of a failed suicide while I spend my time trying to keep busy at home. There are over promises in the Bible. And after dating a few months we both knew we wanted to get married. It is not the norm.
curating the best for the rest.
Before I proposed, I actually broke up with my partner for a month в mostly due to family pressure. The church is very important to her. Reconciling this with the doctrine of temple marriage is trickier. Be fruitful and multiply. No hatred, bigotry, assholery, misogyny, misandry, transphobia, homophobia, racism or otherwise disrespectful commentary. The importance of modesty. For any woman who does not want to sacrifice her career goals…. Thought the girl and I had a future, and we did, just not with each other I'll bet there are hundreds of boyfriend converts out there. And sometimes I think we equate easiness with happiness. We got married two years ago.
The woman's role is to grow up, marry a worthy priesthood holder, and have a lot of kids. As these are probably the two most important things to you, it will most likely, be a very difficult decisionвfollow your heart and the spirit. This happened to me, and it took me forever to get out of the cult. Ask her out on dates. However, "medical families" can work. As a man who married a non-Mormon woman, my story has a slightly different view point, but it comes down to essentially the same principles. You are atheist and that's not changing.