I decided that if the church taught the general principle that couples should be married in the temple and that was not possible for me if I married this girlthen I should see if my choice would be an exception to the rule. If you are dating a Mormon man or woman, be genuinely interested in their religion. She honestly believes that she has the truth, and that if you are exposed to it enough you will recognize that. These insane hours are wearing on me and I fear what has happened to so many I know will start to happen to us.
If i want to go for a walk, he has to prepare for it. I grew up in a very strict Mormon home and dated only Mormon men until I met my now husband. It is also considered disrespectful to others, as they may be uncomfortable because of your open displays.
I get it; I just don't buy into it. There is no freedom to think, no freedom to speak your mind, and no freedom to do anything that 'the brethren' say not to. Easily found in most hospital lobbies. If I could I would marry a businessman or a builder which could have earned us a lot more and wouldn't mean we had to move so much. This can also be the basis for forming important friendships, and learning proper skills for social interaction. I've read through some stuff there and it all seems pretty tame so far. While that is the case sometimes, it Is much more of an exception than a rule. He wants me to sit around while he does his stuff.
He completely flipped the switch. The date night strategy is a great idea, and we have tried it, but he is sometimes on call every other night for a month and it makes it tough the nights he's on call he likes to be home just in case and the nights he's not on call, he needs to sleep in case he's up all night the following night. Hence the suspicious quotes around "adequately. Just let things keep going. Like you, I didn't marry for the paycheck wouldn't have done me any good. I am a non Mormon. Also, if you have girls, you must realize that they are second class citizens in the church and the church will reinforce this idea.