Response to your edit: Do NOT bring up or mention anything that could be considered "anti Mormon. I get looking ahead, but it seems like you are very unhappy with the way things are now. But DON'T become in need of care as a spouse. I'm sorry you may be hearing a lot of negativity from us. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. All I can say is, "WOW". Mormons think when you die, based on if you were a good person cough cough atheists you go to spirit "paradise" where they will teach you the gospel. You've all been so helpful. Mormons are one of the few remaining groups with healthy women.
And there's a story I'm going to look again for too. While you will be of the right age to date, the Church discourages you from trying to date someone while on your mission trip. Dating in your teenage years will help you learn the kinds of things you value in another person. Will people have feelings about your interfaith marriage. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home. Even if she does, you'll be the reason in her family's eyes. I explained to her that from my perspective, if a religious person does something good, you can't trust them because they're doing it for the wrong reasons: When an atheist does something good, you know they're not doing it for any reason other than to help someone else. The standard principles of day game apply.
I just wanted to tell you that I am grateful for your words!. The most important thing is an open dialogue, as you say, and utmost respect for the other person. Thank you for your sacrifice. His dad and siblings are also doctors, hence his mom is quite use to the idea of being alone and independent. Sure it's lonely and hard work being a "single parent". He can't make a mental switch easily to adjust to our pace of life. Should one belief system or lack of one take priority and why. You should want to keep things new and interesting, as you would in any relationship, while still allowing your date to maintain the standards of her faith. She views patriarchy as a quality of God.
Its been over a year and I don't know what to do. About Mormon Girl academics belief belonging BYU coming back conversion faith transition family feminism Friendship intellectuals lgbt liberals literature Love marriage missionaries mormon history Mormon Youth parenting politics polygamy priesthood social connectedness theology Uncategorized Women working mothers young women. Some of my closest family and friends don't truly understand my life as hard as they try.