I also remember my father a stake president telling me the night before I got married that every single couple he had counseled through marriage struggles were not reading their scriptures or praying together every night. My question is, my 30th birthday weekend is coming up and when I mentioned it to him he informed me that an old friend from college's wedding was that weekend and that he wanted to go. There is no such thing as a perfect Mormon family- regardless of whether the parents are sealed or not.
I wish I could let go of our love as easily as he has, but I just can't. Its always been I who is being tested for patience,loyalty and trusting and trying to adjust with his unpredictable time schedule. It gets better towards the later part of the whole deal, but it's always going to be kind of crazy busy. Yes, do sever the relationship. Adding an interfaith element means you have many more adjustments to make. If everything she is taught is correct and the Mormon church is "true" she should be able to research any anti-Mormon books or movies and prove their criticisms are lies. Don't fall in love with a married man. I do think this girl is a keeper, and I'm more than willing to tolerate, be patient and live with the crazy schedule. It is not easy for a nonmember spouse to understand a three hour worship block plus callings etc. There was a decrease in pay but an increase in our quality of life already.
He was lonely, as was she. I have been dating a doctor for over two years now and we have talked about marriage, as well as some of the challenges his job will entail. I decided to do the mormon thing and just not think about it too much right now. You are too young to deal with this. Thanks so much for all the time you've put into your replies. Or, if I'm at work, even though I'm constantly busy, even if I wasn't, I can't just pull my phone out and call--i'm at work. Mormon decried it was all a lie, an anti mormon lie. It did not go well.
Rawkcuf, maybe your comment is like your name and intended backwards, but what do you mean by differences between races. He also brought up issues with the church when we discussed religion so slowly he brought to light some disturbing facts and even though I would have denied it, it got to me. When out on a date with a Mormon guy or girl, be very decent, courteous, and well-mannered.