You have to be so strong to be on your own so much. We have still not decided about us, since it is at a very early stage. So when our children bring home a potential mate that has cultural, racial, religious or other big differences then our child, our concerns immediately flare up. My ex-boyfriend and I dated for four and a half years and recently broke up. Now let me be shamefully honest: Also, I'll admit, dating a doctor was kind of exciting. Only you will know. He was home alone on his one day off while I took off with our kids to visit family states away. The Holy Ghost will testify that it is true. He is also a bit too neat.
Mormon women greatly value sincerity of purpose. This is not about either of you individually. I'm not saying you shouldn't pursue the relationship, but I'd only recommend marrying her if she leaves the church because she discovers it's not true. I'd gladly give it all up to have him and feel wanted. All your beloved friends and family are in Seattle. Someday she may really regret everything, and miss you like crazy.
We try to make this place a little better than we found it. Honestly I'd let things keep going. I'm dating a 2nd year surgical resident, he has three kids from a previous marriage and I have one. Many, many lapsed Mormons catch the true vision of the gospel at some time in their lives and desire to repent and become observant again. We are here looking for the other people who live this life and understand how difficult and, at times, painful this career is with which to live since the majority of people think like you until they see our families in action. This is a very delicate territory, so tread carefully. I'm keeping myself occupied with my kid, work but I wonder if my career will ever take precedence.
Mormon girls are taught that they have a divine nature. That being said, there are some facets of the religion that you should be aware of that will influence how she approaches both you and the relationship. Home no title About Contact. I chanced upon this post because I was looking for help. That of course does not mean all eternal marriages should have been entered into or will succeed. The church didn't do it to her but it helped create the environment that allowed it to happen. Imagine if I had a panic attack every day at 10am?!. It sounds like if we were to have a happy ending, it wouldn't be quite so happy because of how we raise our kids or how the rest of the family would treat me forever We'll discuss it again in more depth now that I have a few specific concerns about what our future together might look like. If you really like this girl, might want to show her this.