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. That's just too high a price to pay. Do you really love him, honey. And also I thought it was weird she wore some kind of pants that come to her knees under her other pants, but I never asked about that. And the longer you see her you won't be getting out of anything soon either. Don't have any support as family is too far away and we're always on the move. I know after residency he would choose a flexible job which would allow for the most family time. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer.
Thank you for having this blog. I am giving him all of those things. She is a returned missionary, and won't Marry you if you want to stay atheist. When I hear some of the issues going on in Mormon Land, I usually say to myselfв. He also has sacrificed a more easy lifestyle. Her dad is a bishop Oh, I should clarify we're both in our late 20s and living independently from parents.
In my experience discussing my fears with my husband has at times lead to arguing esp. I learned to read by reading the Book of Mormon. I look forward to reading more. Remember she will only try to convert you because she thinks it is in your best interest. But it is luck of the draw.
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. I'm always torn between wanting to spend time together doing loads of fun things and giving him space to pursue his dream. The first time, the shrink said, "It is very common for a woman to divorce so their children WILL see their father more. Living in an interfaith, marriage can be hell. Marriage to the right person is wonderful.