Learn from Experienced Professionals. She has encouraged me to read LDS. The most damning information is in the footnotes of the essays. They seriously have movies about it. It's not that she doesn't believe you right now, but it is a bone she will never drop. Thought the girl and I had a future, and we did, just not with each other I'll bet there are hundreds of boyfriend converts out there. For instance, you probably want your children to be baptized into the Mormon faith when they are eight в is your fiancee okay with that. About Mormon Girl academics belief belonging BYU coming back conversion faith transition family feminism Friendship intellectuals lgbt liberals literature Love marriage missionaries mormon history Mormon Youth parenting politics polygamy priesthood social connectedness theology Uncategorized Women working mothers young women.
She is considered "an old maid" by Mormon standards, so she may be willing to marry you--hoping you will convert someday --but she will constantly be reminded that your marriage is inferior to the "Eternal Families" of sealed Mormons, and she will fear dying and never seeing her loved ones again. Or the links, in that first vision one. Yes, worse than intern year.
We also live in a foreign country which is another element of difficulty. Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home. They have heavy-handed laws, free handouts, unfair advantages for getting jobsвa loud feminist illusion spoon fed to them.
It is hard work. The extent of other physical activity depends on what you both want from the relationship, though in general the Mormon Church frowns on sexual contact even beyond intercourse. Yep, I was an analyst in a bank for 3 years after college. You might need to trade missionary lessons for research on her part, and we can suggest less scary resources. There is much that needs to change and many hearts to educate but if we doubt some of the fundamentals then why not all of them. I am totally okay with anything that doesn't place physical or mental demands on me. We have been married 16 years and we got married during the week off in between his first and second year of medical school.