Listen to the still small voiceв. It'll reinforce the wisdom of running from this disaster in the making. I also write erotic shorts which I hope help women heal from bad relationship and envision what they really want and create it. I wish you the best of luck.
She is going on a mission which means she is heavily invested in performing according to the cultural expectations. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. Do you really love him, honey. With all of this said, I wish I would have found your blog earlier. I also have an MPH degree, and am currently working and trying to support us while he's in school.
Finally, it is a very tight-knit community and despite efforts to insulate you from conversion-minded missionaries, you will be exposed to a lot of people that think, like this woman does, that atheists are without a moral compass. You need to disabuse them of this notion. You've made good points about not bringing up the CES letter or anything that could be called "anti-mormon. Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom. Is it wrong to make those types of sacrifices. I wish you all well on your recovery from this particularly vile church. We just moved in together and I am very afraid of his ocd ways and heavy opinions.
Marry a person based on his character, not his religion. When we are together it is amazing he obviously has work that he takes care of when I am there but for the most part he tries his best to leave work at the office. Did everything in my power to support him, whether it be financial, emotional, etc. For any woman who does not want to sacrifice her career goals…. And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. I am so in need of a support group.