And you must be honest in your conversation with God about it. My husband is more relaxed now - even with 14 hour days - and yes, I am starting to feel like he is "coming back". Without going into too much personal detail, I received a very real, strong prompting that I should marry this girl.
If she can't put you before her religion then you need to walk away. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. Let me say this so you can get an idea of just how crazy and how much your girl friend is into the Mormon religion: These are known as "garments". The pressure is mounting for Mormon women to cave in to Western degeneracy, and men are at a loss for what to do about it. No doubt that some will be valiant up on the other side of the veil, but just as sure there will others who will reject salvation because of their high mindedness. My family is pretty awesome in the church. Did he get kicked out of the church for marrying you.
I think she sounds great but she won't be able to not bring it up. I dated non mormon men. Anyone who's a decent human being should be able to know right from wrong and act accordingly.
This is normal for residents. Another simple and doable option is to go online; there are many LDS dating sites where you can sign up and meet new and interesting people. Even after that, the Church discourages youth from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. He usually doesn't have time during shifts to grab food, and after shifts, he comes home and crashes. I can handle a lot of daily mindless, nonverbal things, like cuddling for a bit before bed, but phone calls and even texting can be exhausting in a way that is very difficult to explain. That said, Mormons have learned to have fun without alcohol and often have to wait until drinkers are well-oiled and loosened up to join in the dopey-ness. Also not one Nickel will be tithed out of any shared funds. I"am a man married to a female doctor with two daughters one is five years of age the other two and a half.