Her dad is a bishop Oh, I should clarify we're both in our late 20s and living independently from parents. When you try to explain to them why the church would not publish said info on their own website they get mad at you and tell you you're ignorant. Girls aren't socially required to be missionaries, unlike men. Additionally, you need to take stock of your beliefs and acknowledge they may change overtime. He actually wanted them to be active in a religion and thought this was a good idea. Try to have a date night once a week and when your Dr Spouse has time off go somewhere. Oh, and perhaps you're thinking to yourself - that woman needs to talk to him. This is normal for residents.
I feel you on the loneliness. Having no expectations and being flexible is very important. My husband did his best to do the same though a medical career makes it a challenge. But realistically, if she is not open minded enough to even listen to someone who has a contrasting view of the church - how will she not continually discount you and your lack of beliefs. In my view, baptism at 8 is just a variation on infant baptism. Mormons defintely play by a different rule set. There are plenty of marriages between Mormons and non-Mormons. I believe in temple marriage, and in the importance of those covenants.
I'd just like to add that unless you're happy being with her as a full believing Mormon, don't stick around in the hopes that she'll de-convert. But there are a lot of women who post here who have flipped from TBM to apostate. I think the most important thing is to bring up the issues as questions rather than points as why she's wrong. If you do end up having sexual relations, she will feel guilty, and it will affect your relationship, you can count on that. I know kids and a house will make our time together challenging, but for as long as I have known him his family is the most important thing and he makes sure to keep a strong relationships between them. The two of you can get married in the temple and live together forever for eternity. She might not realize how important it is to compromise.
I just pray daily that no matter what we end up doing we are 30 min or less away from each other. You need to do this ceremony first where you end up pledging all your money and property to the church:. The point is that there are way too many people talking in this thread as if they have some sort of psychic knowledge a stone in a hat, perhaps. You aren't engaged or married or anything, you can't just know that she won't see the light and remain crazy Mormon forever. I would not fear as much as she does, but that is her reality. I knew a woman who married a man who converted to the church and she spent the rest of their married life telling him he was not good enough.