Really, I'm interested in this too. Some of my family approves of my marriage and some does not. Had to switch to more flexible job. Be prepared for divorce. I don't want to advocate manipulation but asking questions concerning Joseph's dishonesty about polygamy to his first wife and his marriage of other men's wives and marriage of a 14 year old may prove more fruitful than just saying wow polygamy is messed up. You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. When I come home, I don't necessarily want to be alone, I just need to do things that will calm or recharge me instead of things that will tire me out more. It really can be that simple. We lived about miles apart for the first 2 years.
I have had to compromise more often than I would have liked. It's like a catch or something. My youngest starts Kindergarten next fall. A couple of quick thoughts: December 12, at 9: December 13, at 2: December 13, at 8: December 13, at 4: December 13, at 6: December 14, at 6: December 17, at 7: December 19, at December 19, at 1: December 19, at 4: December 22, at 9: December 27, at 7: Also, be prepared for Mormon jokes. Sorry, but it just isn't worth it. You will always be second place. He wanted our kids exposed to Christianity for intellectual reasons and likes the community. However, I believe there are rules set, and we receive certain blessings when we obey said rules. We should all remember this is a human being, and she has a brain. Listen, you are in a bad situation and it just has not come to a head yet.
I've only been married for 1 year and the situation is kicking me right on my behind. I try to visit for a couple hours here and there. When she had a strict 6: If there was a disagreement, one person was supposed to submit to the other, consult a rulebook that covered almost everything, or turn to a church leader to decide for them. One of the most well known church prophets stated that he would rather see his own child dead in their coffin than married outside the temple.
We have all felt it and our house seems absolutely different. He is absolutely, hands-down my favorite human being on the planet. You have been blessed with the equipment to make such decisions. I intend to spend some quality time in the temple, with my bishop, and with close family and friends as I think and pray my way through this decision, but I would also value your insights into this.