Needless to say, his top choices were not near my family and friends. Lots of really thorough replies. I'm still holding on and willing to wait for "Better days" with him after his residency. I'd have plenty if we divorced.
It's tough to date a med student let alone a resident. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. To her, if you don't marry in the temple, she will probably do it after you die anyway. Her beliefs are innocous but ultimately a death sentence for this relationship. If you and she are not sealed, your children won't be sealed to either of you. I gave her a piece of my mind as my home is much happier and healthy now then when I was married to my x. The Church encourages you to use dating as an opportunity to show your respect not just for others, but for yourself.
There's a reason so many Utahns are on anti depressants and anti anxiety meds. I wanted so badly to marry a guy who had recently left the church. I realize my situation is less about marriage, and more about dating, but any advice would be greatly appreciated. But I also know that He loves us so much that He would never take away our ability to choose for ourselves. I really hadn't considered a lot of the points people have brought up. No walking your daughter down the aisle, no giving your daughter away at the alter, nothing but you standing outside the temple waiting till it's over. I am deeply hurt and am a very lonely doctor's wife. So I knew what I was getting into when I married him though I secretly hoped he would still convert back. The Church encourages you to use dating as an opportunity to show your respect not just for others, but for yourself.
She wants the captain of a ship who can direct all aspects of a relationship, including spiritual direction. I can't complain about the first 24yrs. Would they have stayed in the church if dad was a member. How the Book of Abraham was translated from Egyptian scrolls. He is a resident now, and I am a professor The problem is that we could not find a geographic location that could accommodate both of us, and this is a second year that we live apart, in two different states. Honestly, you are probably the only person who she has ever known to outwardly label themselves an atheist. Those will make her think.