She got engaged 3 months later. Spending a lifetime single is not something most people would choose to do, but fear of being forever single should never be a deciding factor in entering a marriage, lest serious problems go unaddressed before serious commitments are made. Move on, but after thanksgiving.
And, as I was writing the reply, above, those thoughts went through my head. The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population. There is still a chance you can work out your differences, but it will require major concessions on both sides. Wow, every word resonates. It's a foolish dream I suppose. No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche.
It's a less common occurrence, but it happens. I'm glad you both have found a way to get past the incredible forces that are working against you. By exactly how much ESPN gets watched in the course of a man-day. If your relationship has gotten very serious, your girlfriend will probably try to find agreement in your faiths. Thanks so much for all the time you've put into your replies. I've read through some stuff there and it all seems pretty tame so far. Mormons are also taught "Families can be together forever. If you want to date a Mormon guy or girl, then the best way to meet singles is by visiting the Church. And sometimes I think we equate easiness with happiness.
But there are many people on here who truly devoutly believed in Mormonism and broke free. But those days may be gone. Not every LDS person does, unfortunately. Be a good influence. Although there are no strict rules as to who should do the asking, the Mormons are very conservative and in general, they expect guys to do the asking. There are a million fish in the sea and it makes no sense to choose one with whom you are not religiously compatible. She views patriarchy as a quality of God.