December 18, Please tell me you're not in NC, dagny. Anyways, good luck, I hope it works out. They believe that the body is a temple that needs to be worshiped, and that inner beauty is more important. Most couples who are married where one is a Mormon and the other isn't, usually stems from a situation where they both were married in the temple, then one of them lost their faith sometime after that. We agree on honesty and kindness, it doesn't matter what inspires us to pursue that.
You would be able to force her to confront the facts without feeling threatened. How do you feel about that. Anecdotes vs a much larger sample size. But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God. Narcissism, androgyny, obsession with pop cultureвthe problems with Western women go on and on. Then, do any of the above morsels of advice matter. She asked me to read that site and write down questions. Love the way you normalize the challenges of being married. I wanted so badly to marry a guy who had recently left the church. This is wonderful and in accordance with the desires of a loving Father in Heaven, but it can turn a marriage on its ear, if the spouse is unprepared.
About two years into our marriage, I got sick of waiting in bed for him to come read scriptures with me. It takes the right personality and commitment on both sides. There's a reason so many Utahns are on anti depressants and anti anxiety meds. BYU was once the perfect place to find a great young woman and get married. If you can genuinely deconvert her then cool. You should ask yourself if you want to have input on the way your children are raised. That being sais, just be honest.
Now a basic overview of the gospel. I would probably suggest that you cut your losses now. I hope you can make this work out. One red flag I have for Mormon girls is if they drink coffee. After reading all these comments I now know that life will be even harder when he will be in residency My boyfriend and I are getting engaged next month. He expects perfect children who ,"will all become doctors. Trust me, I too tried to make it work with my very Mormon also returned missionary ex-girlfriend. She cannot get into the top echelons of heaven without being sealed to a worthy priesthood holder in the temple for time and all eternity.