Again, reiterating it, don't expect a decade's worth of time with her, but enjoy her good while you two are together. Thanks for the Blog. I would need to ask my husband again. When we obsess over it we start acting like a customer in a clothing store wondering what he or she will look like if they wear that particular wardrobe. I have finally learned to pray to change my heart, not his.
If he is the right person for me, then I would wait and deal with the busy schedule in the meantime. See where it goes. But, as soon as the marriage happened, the Mormon spouse goes full on Orthodox and expects the non Mormon to comply. Why Mormons are not sexist. Although there are no strict rules as to who should do the asking, the Mormons are very conservative and in general, they expect guys to do the asking. You'll take out the trash, coordinate all the home repairs, pay all the bills, do all the yard work and generally work your ass off until you're emotionally and physically drained. She may have served a mission as an ultimatum to herself.
See her good qualities for what they are and see it as a good relationship to remember. He fit me- does that make sense. My brother is in medical school, and many of my friends are in their clerkship or already doing their residencies.
It CAN work, to be frank. 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. I am particularly tied to an area because of family and friends and he was set on selecting a list that was best suited for his career, not me. Cool Nicknames for Guys. Tell her that you want your relationship with her, and her relationship with your children together to be separate from her religion with her god.