Much good luck, and keep us in the loop. LDS theology heavily promotes the idea that marriage and family are an important source of happiness in this life, not just the next. I would rather being with a man who makes less and is faithful but that is just me!. Unless you have those same understandings, I'm sad to say the relationship is almost certainly doomed. The first time that happened could have been viewed as a warning sticker, and been your cue to exit stage right. Hence the suspicious quotes around "adequately. It made me sad to think that the thing that was most important my life в my faith в was something that I could never fully share with my husband. You know what the official line of the church is, and what bishops and stake presidents are likely to say. Take what you read with a grain of salt. I would say though that racial differences are NOT like religious differences, certainly not those between Mo and Nomo.
A lot of advice I get from others is that you need to build up hobbies and activities of your own so that I am not just waiting for him to give attention and have time for me. And a happy ChristmaChannuKwanzaKah to everyone. Am constantly trying to be the understanding girlfriend and try to remain humble towards him at all times but It hurts a lot. I have many friends and members of my family who married within the church and later divorced. Because she will think that all of a sudden she is going to hell for being human, that's mormon sexual repression. Give them a hour to de-stress once they get home. I'm the overly busy person. Mormonism, like many extreme religions, often stunts the growth of its members. He has cheated on me and promises he won't do it anymore. There have been many times my husband or I have actually said something like "it is good that I am committed to our marriage because this is not fun".
Discover the joys of a non-sexual relationship and find sincere ways to show affection without sex. Which is the highest place in heaven aka celestial kingdom. So, I'm in a relationship with a 3rd year med student and we are trying to find a date to get married. Find out what your partner thinks of as non-negotiable. Keep yourself busy and do what you would normally be doing besides sitting around waiting for a guy to call. Having no expectations and being flexible is very important. If you really need me, you better believe I'm going to be scrambling to find others to cover my patients so I can leave, but it's going to take some time to get things straight at work first. She has to decide for herself what she believes, but you can definitely help expose her to new ideas. It sounds like you have found a good one. It sounds like you have found a good one.
I wanted that full support though I am certainly not saying that marrying a Mormon ensures that. I have feeling you stopped pursuing anyone unlikely to go for you. She might not be keeping the Word of Wisdom, living according to the Law of Chastity, or attending church regularly.
The fact that she's planning to go on a mission should help.