Now I don't get offended when he falls asleep when I come over - in fact, he puts his head in my lap and I run my hands through his hair until he falls asleep. That's just too high a price to pay. Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward. I have so often heard wow you married a doctor The truth is I will always come second to his job and he will never know how lonely I am for him to put me first.
RB Ruth Barb May I'm an active Mormon girl. How am I certain. You might need more than he can give. Thanks again for the help. But what if your girlfriend is Mormon, but not active in the Church. You are atheist and that's not changing. While dating is a good time to get to know someone, if you are young it is better to go on group dates. Break up with her. Mormonism has a lay clergy, so everyone serves in the Church.
Say goodbye to all that. On her mind, her eternal salvation depends on marrying a worthy priesthood holder. There's a reason so many Utahns are on anti depressants and anti anxiety meds. I have recently seen too much of these false promises that people use to make others feel good.
Include your email address to get a message when this question is answered. The religion rather, and more importantly, the church itself is integral to most mormons' identity. This is by design. Our relationship is not perfect, not easy, but absolutely amazing. I'm pretty disturbed by the level of dismissiveness seen in many of the comments here. Lots of really thorough replies. With that same attitude they will rise up on the other side of the veil. He is absolutely, hands-down my favorite human being on the planet.