Log in or sign up in seconds. Might be worth working through the missionary lessons and CES letter to see if they can agree at least to disagree. Its great to hear advice from those who know. I am willing to add his religious observances to our worship as a couple and as a family, but should I also be willing to give up some of my participation in my own faith в for example by attending the temple or Sunday services slightly less often in order to spend more time as an entire family. You can't gamble on her seeing Mormonism for the shit show that it is. Nothing less will do. And their feelings about your marriage are their businessвnot yours. She never mentioned TSCC. He took out his bad moods on everyone. I would love to someday find myself sitting in the pew with you, sharing this amazing journey.
Random Questions to Ask a Guy. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. Please submit content that is relevant to our experiences as women, for women, or about women. On top of that, we don't have personal time for each other and as a family often. Joanna mentioned that our theology is rich with opportunities for second chances. She is passionate about it. He gave me a very clear answer that this was right. If a direct contact is simply not possible given the residency schedule, then how about a bedtime phone call. And I learned how freeing that is.
Said he wanted those extra few minutes in the morning, but prefaced it by saying he knew it was selfish of him. Notify me of new comments via email. I married for companionship but now all I do is wait for him to stop working, to come home, to call me back, to have time, which is hardly ever. Also, we haven't practiced polygamy for over years. The brethren have taught that there is an ideal pattern for marriage. I also found this interesting and how I found it was just on the web while typing doctors and wive's roles. In addition to your religious leaders, there are counselors who specialize in interfaith couples. And you are right about people telling you that you are lucky that you married a doctor and should not complain. Mormons follow the law of Chastity; they believe that the intimate act of lovemaking must be saved for after marriage.
I knew a guy who joined the Mormon church because he thought it would help him date a certain Mormon girl, a girl who refused to date non-Mormons. Not being an RM, they weren't really interested in me. Thanks for sharing your story. Mormons love to have fun, but they prefer keeping it clean, respectful, and something that everyone can enjoy. The gold is in the footnotes and sources linked from those new essays.