That is her ultimate goal when it comes to dating and choosing potential mates. This lack of inclusion within the general society makes them socially awkward, especially around men. After about 3 months of his occasional interjecting of facts See that 14 year old girl. How the Book of Abraham was translated from Egyptian scrolls.
A straight-laced, returned sister missionary, raised in the cult, and in family of similarly entrenched cult members, will not likely remain happy with a non-member. How do you handle the ocd behavior. These are things your wife may consider matter-of-fact and you may be surprised by if you don't discuss them now. Hopefully, it will give a little insight into Mormonism's insidiousness. If you can't deliver it in person, put in an envelope and mail it to me. These past few weeks have made me very depressed. Talk about issues with Jehovah's Witnesses etc. I do wonder if you ask this blog just to get supporting advice. Because you are a good person, you will recognize the influence of the Holy Ghost and know that the church is true. We've been going on dates and acting somewhat "couple-ish" for a few months but haven't assigned any labels to our relationship.
She's willing to talk about anything I find directly on LDS. A grandpa sense of humor and occasional clever line from an old movie go a long way. No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche.
Before I met my husband I had dated quite a few members and some relationships were quite serious but I never felt right about it. Many, many lapsed Mormons catch the true vision of the gospel at some time in their lives and desire to repent and become observant again. Have those candid conversations with HIM, ponder, and listen closely for the guidance of the Holy Ghost. All those are reasons to give the church some elbow room but they are not reasons for actually staying. I don't think I'm eligible to advice, but I would say be prepared to be independent and make lots of friends. If you do end up having sexual relations, she will feel guilty, and it will affect your relationship, you can count on that. Her dad is a bishop Oh, I should clarify we're both in our late 20s and living independently from parents.