I know a lot of Mormons who were also not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender rolesвbut I was, as were many of my peers. Even though it sounds like she is very Mormon, I feel that this will help her. Adding an interfaith element means you have many more adjustments to make. A Mormon wife will also want to bring the kids along, and that should be discussed and decided before marriage and before kids. I wrote about the doctor I dated on my blog "Fifty Shades of Rey. In fact, the church is designed to help people come unto Christ, who is the only one who can change our hearts and help us overcome ourselves to come back to him.
But, if ever were there were a time to be overly cautious it's with this topic. Hi, I'm so glad to be able to enter this forum. A few weeks into the break, he moved to begin his EM residency. But now, in addition to being a primary spouse, I'm also the primary parent. Ultimately we broke up. Thank you for having this blog. Now I don't get offended when he falls asleep when I come over - in fact, he puts his head in my lap and I run my hands through his hair until he falls asleep. Modest dressing is the best policy here.
I don't think I can do it again. Its not only adultry. Ultimately there are no guarantees but I'd say it's worth a shot. If he's too tired from work to go to a party that we both wanted to go to, then I'm cool with staying in since I just enjoy his company and am happy to finally be seeing him. Their son grew up to become a temple president. I was just told that today when I told a friend how lonely it gets being married to a doctor and how I miss having my bestfriend around. But this phase isn't going to be short.
My parents met when my mom was in 8th grade and married when she was I think my sister married fastest and knew her husband at least 18 months, dating for at least half that. We make time for each other every chance we get which sometimes is during the noon hour for lunch. I had a business, 3 engineering degrees, numerous patents, and was working countless hours a week to try and keep a roof over our heads, make sure she was fed, the house was clean, bills were paid, etc. It did not go well. Say goodbye to all that. 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.