But you are setting yourself up to leave the Church more easily, and even if you agree the children will be raised Mormon, your kids will likely not continue to participate in the Church as adults. A couple of quick thoughts: December 12, at 9: December 13, at 2: December 13, at 8: December 13, at 4: December 13, at 6: December 14, at 6: December 17, at 7: December 19, at December 19, at 1: December 19, at 4: December 22, at 9: December 27, at 7: Also, be prepared for Mormon jokes. He was home alone on his one day off while I took off with our kids to visit family states away. I am so happy to not be working in the medical field any more. About Mormon Girl academics belief belonging BYU coming back conversion faith transition family feminism Friendship intellectuals lgbt liberals literature Love marriage missionaries mormon history Mormon Youth parenting politics polygamy priesthood social connectedness theology Uncategorized Women working mothers young women. Please don't add to that grandious ego. Now it's easier, as they are older, and he's making more time for them. That means that we are always changing and growing. Love is a relation where compromise sacrifices and understanding matters a lot. A forum for ex-mormons and others who have been affected by mormonism to share news, commentary, and comedy about the Mormon church.
Based on what you have written about your GF, my opinion is that you should cut your losses and move on.
Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward. My wife chose me, but most people aren't so lucky. The church creates massive guilt and shame in children and adults usually through sex related shaming. First, my dad was a wonderful husband to my mother the greatest mom on earthand a wonderful father to me. They might be disappointed, or overjoyed, or judgmental, or supportive. I am sooooo proud of him but his career has broken me in a way I don't know if I can piece back together. Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized. First of all, Mormons are people so there is a spectrum of what they actually believe on a personal level, and what beliefs are most important to them. Anyway, we've discussed marriage already. I'd gladly give it all up to have him and feel wanted.
There is no question that God loves all of His children, and that obviously includes non-members. But now, in addition to being a primary spouse, I'm also the primary parent. I'm so glad we waited until now instead of jumping into it right then, because I have learned a ton and the learning curve of being with a doctor is far more steep than it is to be with someone who is not married to their job. And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. I don't think we could have a real conversation about those points either. Basically, these are long-distance relationship tricks. Don't forget too that IF you are successful in turning the lights on and deconverting her, the family would resent you the rest of their lives. So it will just be for this life that it may be hard to have a non-believing spouse. This includes both asking and offering assistance. I then asked some questions about some of the essays, and her answer to everything is "because god.
My husband is finishing up residency and is never around. Once she realizes you won't join and she can't get married in the temple, then I suspect everything will be over. They want a man who has navigated the stormy seas of the world, who has just a little bit of history, and has overcome the degenerate worldly culture, a man who has discovered for himself where peace and happiness lie.
That is why there are home teachers, friends, family members, neighborsвto provide priesthood blessings. I understand your internal conflict completely and my heart goes out to you.