The church can be a very cruel place for single people. Maybe he thinks it wouldn't be a bad idea to cheat - these women understand him. How is that gonna work. But life is long and eternal and all righteous people will choose the right at the end. They want a man who has navigated the stormy seas of the world, who has just a little bit of history, and has overcome the degenerate worldly culture, a man who has discovered for himself where peace and happiness lie. I have rediscovered what I love about the church but choose not to attend or participate.
Two people can be as completely different as it is possible to be and respect each others' beliefs. Is he aware that if your children are faithful members of the church they might end of marrying in the temple and he would not be allowed to attend the ceremony. Being married to a doctor is no walk in the park. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. Why Mormons don't drink wine or coffee. Getting Over a Breakup. The woman I have feelings for is conflicted on her religion in regards to me. About ten years ago, I realized I needed to quit qualifying my excellent husband who is a better man than many Mormon men I knowI realized I needed to raise my kids to think of him as completely equal to the men they knew at church. I remember when my ex and I had invited friends to our house for a 4th of July dinner and had spent a lot of money and time getting ready. I would love to someday find myself sitting in the pew with you, sharing this amazing journey.
I love my husband with my whole soul. A Mormon will tearfully and emotionally recite whichever lesson they need at the given moment. And also I thought it was weird she wore some kind of pants that come to her knees under her other pants, but I never asked about that. An interfaith marriage can be done well or disastrously, or even only being made up as you go. This sub is a great place to do that. There have been many times my husband or I have actually said something like "it is good that I am committed to our marriage because this is not fun". I realize my situation is less about marriage, and more about dating, but any advice would be greatly appreciated. Hopefully you two will be on the same page and can be open with each other so that you have matching expectations. Those will make her think. Hopefully they have some say in it, but I'm speaking about other churchgoers' expectations here, and probably your wife's.
Some of the guests talked about the importance of helping hard core mormons to be open and accepting to ALL their brothers and sisters in the church, regardless of sexual orientation. You will be kept abreast of political changes within the church that regulate your wife's behavior -- you are probably already aware of several rules she follows. It's in the Mormon DNA. I tried to make the marriage work but we were at two different emotional places in our lifes. If your date has been an active member of the Church who is following these moral guidelines, then she will not be willing to involve herself in a sexual relationship with you. You need to do something interesting and keep her faith up.