Dating does not necessarily mean an exclusive relationship. IE в the comment about not having a husband to give priesthood blessings, etc. That settles it for me. Chances are you can't though. I gave her a piece of my mind as my home is much happier and healthy now then when I was married to my x. She is in pretty deep and culture is a powerful force. I'm really glad I found this post today. But those days may be gone. The pressure is mounting for Mormon women to cave in to Western degeneracy, and men are at a loss for what to do about it.
Anyways, good luck, I hope it works out. However, "medical families" can work. Mormons are very strict about avoiding sex outside of marriage. We learn sooooooo much from each other.
By the way, I have had to get another job to help make ends meet. I have observed in relationships among friends and family inside and outside of the church that holding a temple recommend does not guarantee a strong, happy marriage. My kids are now 14, 12 and When they were younger it was so hard to be alone and take care of them. That's probably true, and that would be a great thing for her, but they wouldn't see it that way. Getting Over a Breakup. He realized his dream of being a specialty surgeon and having a family but leaves the dirty work to me. He is just very dedicated to his patients. Does that make sense.
I agree with what you and so many of the other replies have said: Listen with an open heart and curiosity. Anyway, you got yourself a treasure. Please realize I know how the church works, was extremely active and raised good kids. Every new set in our ward looks at him as fresh meat. This isn't encouraging to me, it's sad. You should start raising CES letter issues with her and see how she handles it. If your spouse believes in infant baptism, will you allow the children to have that.