I just wanted to let SN and AD know that, if you decide to choose this path, you are not alone. Maybe it was because I was so young when I made the choice, maybe it was because I was the oldest child in an extremely active family with parents that just expected me to be a shining example to the younger kids. To prevent problems from developing in the marriage over in what faith the possible children should be raised. Some day he hopes to make it to Romania and settle down. The schedule is erratic at best. I have had several people tell me that now that they know our family all preconceived notions of the "doctor's wife" and the lifestyle of a doctor have completely changed. Take your date to a club with loud music and an open bar, or an R-rated or violent movie, and the prospects of it going well are daunting. As a general authority I knew, now deceased, told me in the mid-eightiesвIf you find a good man who is not LDS, marry him. Wow, so nice to know others feel just like me.
Fifty years later, not one of her 3 children, her dozen grandchildren or her numerous great grandchildren is an active member of the LDS church. Don't get her hopes up too much - in return ask her to do something to research your views. My fiance and I are both becoming doctors, but he is becoming an Orthopedic surgeon and I am becoming a Psychiatrist. The point is that he should ASK her if this is true for her. He had no idea what he was getting himself into. I learned how truly very Mormon I really am, to the deepest part of my soul. Or maybe he's like me and would rather just collapse into bed with you when he gets home. Sorry, you can't reply to this topic. It was more about my own spirituality and our relationship in our marriage. She can never hang out on Sundays because she apparently spends the entire day at church.
There is NO guarantee that marrying a returned missionary RM in the temple equates with love and happiness. Fifty years later, not one of her 3 children, her dozen grandchildren or her numerous great grandchildren is an active member of the LDS church. When my nomo husband does go to church we discuss the talks. He has changed so much over the years and is very impatient with the kids. It will poison your marriage until the end в of your life, your marriage, or your belief. I'm beginning to think that it should be a monthly visit no matter what.
I could go on, but this should give you the idea. Also not one Nickel will be tithed out of any shared funds. I think the only thing that can possibly be worse is if he was working in a different country. Sounds like classic "flirt to convert.