Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom. You may look on here and see all of us, but a lot of us got out much much older. So basically we were lies to for years.
Find someone who is available to you and successful. I have a friend who identifies as bi-gendered and often feels most comfortable in femme. You are the woman of valor eshet khayil sung about by Solomon in Proverbs 31 http: Good for you, good for your husband, and definitely good for your childen. Honestly, I don't have very good advice, but keep being you and hopefully she won't let her religion blind her like it blinded me. No one could compare to the man I married. I prayed about whether to marry this man, and I felt and still feel strongly that it was right for me.
If so, then step away from the internet and go look him in the eyes and take his hands and start asking him all the questions you asked me. I adore the show New Normal and one of my favorite episodes is when Bryan decides to go back to church and the Father is so cool with him. You will have to make sacrifice your happiness a little. Forty plus years later I met my incredibly wonderful fabulous Mormon husband. Imagine if all the men in the world weighed over pounds and acted like slobs. At best they just try to include you in the community, and at worst you are constantly told that you'll be welcome "when you're ready. Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. You should ask Him what you should do, as no one else can see the end from the beginning and no one else has perfect love for you and for your potential husband.
But now it also comes out that he resents my past negativity and lack of appreciation for his hard work I didn't want to talk about my issues with him because, as many of you have said, my little problems couldn't compete with what he was dealing with at work. Maybe there is wisdom behind some of the peculiarities. I hope I can forgive it someday, but even still my anger is red hot. Thanks again for the continued comments and replies to my edit. In high demand" I would be out the door. And it can be done any time during the day, so scheduling is easy. As an atheist with Buddhist undertones who married a non-practicing, god-believing Mormon at the height of his questioning, I find this so interesting to me. Religion is super important to LDS people but there's also alot of exmormons. Is your mind made up and you want justifying support. I would say though that racial differences are NOT like religious differences, certainly not those between Mo and Nomo.