She ends on a positive note: You are a flawed and unique human being, with excellent training and an admirable sense of purpose. Let them explore and see the many people who love Heavenly Father and serve him with all their heart. There is still a chance you can work out your differences, but it will require major concessions on both sides. But I do still largely consider us an interfaith couple. I explained to her that from my perspective, if a religious person does something good, you can't trust them because they're doing it for the wrong reasons: When an atheist does something good, you know they're not doing it for any reason other than to help someone else. She cried when you proclaimed your love of goodness because, in part, it was a sign that you weren't broken and desperate for Mormonism.
I feel like this pressure of finding a residency has already taken a toll in our relationship and somewhat "controlled" us for so long that I am already so tired of it. Cookies make wikiHow better. That is a hard truth. Mormon women are more likely to date outside of the religion than men, but also very unlikely to convert to a different religion. And we are not bloody married yet. As the patriarchal leader, it will be up to you to figure it out and to dispel her unrealistic fantasies. There are other occasions for humor, but these two are off the table. I get sweet texts some morning when he is on his way to the office and that's all it takes the rest of my day is amazing. My advice would be to become as familiar as possible with her schedule, and then plan activities that will allow you both to get to know each other better, avoid movies. I understand your internal conflict completely and my heart goes out to you.
Lyman April 24, How appropriate to celebrate this second night of Hannukah with not one but two queries about interfaith marriage. My husband had quite a late start in his career; he will be almost 40 by the time he starts residency so I feel we are already way behind in that sense, but also he has had a very hard time getting into residency as he went to med school outside the US. My actual birthday is Monday and he'll be working all day.
My husband has gone from proselytizing and thinking he knows it all to a real spiritual seeker, albeit with a strong testimony in the church. I've told people money doesn't buy love. She was expecting me to break up with her, like all previous guys she's been into have done. And they manage to get the time for it. Also, what do you and your fiancee do to deal with the busyness. Marry a person based on his character, not his religion. He has never said a disparaging word about his mother. The bottom line is that you are setting yourself up for difficult times ahead.