I don't think you should abandon the relationship just because she is lds. I can totally understand. I've been holding out, mostly contentedly, for a time when we could appreciate each other as unique individuals.
I'm trying to figure out what I'm getting into in the coming years if I stick around. Some great ideas include going on a hike or a walk, having a picnic outside or going to museum. As our relationship has progressed, this vague hypothetical question has led to some much more concrete thinking about what an interfaith marriage would be like for me, for him, and for us. It sounds like you have found a good one. Now those are not the problems in my head anymore, whats in my head is how arewe goin to deal with this, ive told her sometimes u wont have anytime for me nor for your kids if we decide to have kids you wont be at the holidays nothing like that and she is always tryin to see everything positive and tells me dont worry ill schedule myself, and im like baby you will not be able to schedule urself your life would be in a hospital. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens. Notify me of new comments via email.
The scriptures say that one of the main reasons good people don't join the church is because they just haven't been introduced to it. And, whether she knows it or not she probably does know it but is in denialshe probably sees you as her ticket out of Oldmaidsville. Gem With Flaws Joined: While I do talk to my boyfriend everyday, it's usually not for long periods of time. Mormon's view marriages outside the temple to be counterfeit and you can't get into the temple without converting to the religion. Of course, your parents will care most. No walking your daughter down the aisle, no giving your daughter away at the alter, nothing but you standing outside the temple waiting till it's over. Yeah man, don't doubt someone who was a missionary will try to convert you. You can always expand these into group dates by inviting other couples along, which may make her more comfortable in the early stages of your relationship.
He may never come out and say it, but if you mention marriage outside of the church and he's OK with it, you have a slight chance of being happily married to her and not being mormon. Ultimately, it comes down to this. Should we try to heed their counsel and marry in the Church. And no one has the right to judge you for your decision. No I dont think so. Dozens of missionaries have told me that the gender ratios in other countries are far, far worse. The goal of dating at that age is to broaden your social circle and learn more about yourself.