From someone else in the medical field - a nightly phone call would be seriously draining, even if it only lasted a few minutes. Honestly, it isn't her fault. However her husband joined the church a few years after their marriage. Also, love how you describe how God has our backs and we can actually act on the notion of things hoped for that are not seen instead of the quaint pseudo idea that all things are known in advance, step by step, and lead to mortal and eternal bliss. When he comes home he's so exhausted and just wants to veg out and this leaves me alone again. You should be fine as long as you stick to the lines you have laid out.
To them, everyone is either TBM, hasn't learned the truth yet, or has some kind of personal failing laziness, desire to sin, allowed themself to be deceived by satan, etc. 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. Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized. Give them a hour to de-stress once they get home. But daughter and I agreed that this teaching was unhealthy. If I catch you in the back seat trying to pick her locks, I'm going to send you back to mother in a card board box.
We are trying to conceive now, and I am contemplating if this was the right path for me. Dating does not necessarily mean an exclusive relationship. You can also attend their singles conferences, or participate in social activities organized by the Church.
How could I help a non-Mormon spouse to feel like a member of my ward family when he is not a member of my church. If she is full on Mormon, this relationship will go one of two ways: You will convert and change your entire lifestyle and personality to conform with her expectations never to deconvert or you will face severe penalitesor you will break up because you won't convert and change everything about yourself. This blog is very healthy because it has helped me to feel less resentful about all the time I have to spend alone doing homework and being at functions. My family is pretty awesome in the church. If you really need me, you better believe I'm going to be scrambling to find others to cover my patients so I can leave, but it's going to take some time to get things straight at work first.