And he likes the idea of us raising our daughter with the values the Mormon church instills on their youth. The first key question to as is: If the answer is yes then the relationship sounds like it's doomed. While the Church allows dating at 16, it discourages serious relationships until you both are older and considering marriage. As a non-Mormon male widower Catholic contemplating marrying a devout temple recommended widow, I thank you all for the wonderful blog.
In 5 years, one thing has become certain to me. The views expressed by individual users are the responsibility of those users and do not necessarily represent the position of the Church. As Joanna said, marriage takes some work no matter what, but being married to your best friend, and listening to the spirit brings great blessings. Your spouse can be involved with anything that does not require a scheduled time. If you were the one who did the asking, it is simply chivalrous and gentlemanly for you to pay for dinner, the movie, or whatever else you do. This opens opportunities for all strong and successful masculine men to gain access to these women.
She seems to be ok with that, and wants to continue our relationship, and also talks about wanting marriage and children, and raising those children to be mormon like her even if I'm not religious. So you made a wise decision. Although we're young, we've talked about marriage and the realities of everything. That would only encourage her to give up other standards that really are serious and to become like the typical Western degenerate.
There are other ways. Now those are not the problems in my head anymore, whats in my head is how arewe goin to deal with this, ive told her sometimes u wont have anytime for me nor for your kids if we decide to have kids you wont be at the holidays nothing like that and she is always tryin to see everything positive and tells me dont worry ill schedule myself, and im like baby you will not be able to schedule urself your life would be in a hospital. I love talking religion with him and I have never pressured him to change his habits or anything else about him. But daughter and I agreed that this teaching was unhealthy. The hardest thing is the feeling of being completely shut out. You've made good points about not bringing up the CES letter or anything that could be called "anti-mormon. I have been dating a neuro surgeon that has his own practice for a few months now. I have been married to a doctor for 5 years now and we have two children.