On the other hand, if you believe God is bigger than we can imagine, and is not constrained by religious dogma, you have as good a chance as any at a happy, thriving relationship. That contributes to status in her culture. Learned by me in time and tears. You will be expected to condone but not attend events in the temple to which you will not be granted access. Reading all your comments makes me feel sometimes uplifted, other times scared as hell. I have had more than one girl, who I had definite chemsitry with, who the girl really liked me and we had deep and intense conversations as well as a real physichal connection to. I would say though that racial differences are NOT like religious differences, certainly not those between Mo and Nomo. Funny Nicknames for Guys. Fall in love, learn, make some mistakes, laugh, serve other people, reproduce, and let the whole story start again. That's the real issue.
Good luck with her, and good life to you. My next serious boyfriend was raised Methodist but considered himself non-denominational Christian and people would comment on that instead of his character. You are atheist and that's not changing. You are a good person and she can see that. I just started dating this guy and not only is he in the army, but also a doctor. I prayed about whether to marry this man, and I felt and still feel strongly that it was right for me. That my heavenly father hates my decision to marry my husband. Please realize I know how the church works, was extremely active and raised good kids. Again, I deeply love my dad, but these were things that I had to deal with.
If your heart longs for children, a family and love- why should you stop yourself holding out for some mystical Mormon man to swoop you off your feet. Glad we can be your connection to society. I have no control over my schedule I'm sure you all remember those daysand it kills me to know that he has moved thousands of kilometers away from our home town with me so that I can do this residency. My nonmember husband and I have been married for almost 18 years. Plus there's a lot of things we didn't get taught growing up that are slowly coming out through the Internet. We can also save our errant children by our valiancy too.
In the end, if the guy is the keeper you say he is then go with your gut. And frankly, you feel like such a loser. My mom always said the more you have, the more it owns you, so true. Your not alone I married a women ob 20 years ago three kids 19,15,12 Also lost my job as a homebuilder my thoughts are with you. She might not be keeping the Word of Wisdom, living according to the Law of Chastity, or attending church regularly. I know we don't know each other, but it seems like we all share a commonality that connects us all very deeply. Edit - I just read through some of your other comments. I read every page of the CES letter, and it's definitely convinced me this entire religion is fabricated, but I'm sure she wouldn't even read it much less consider its points seriously. Ultimately we broke up.