My spouse really is the most important and I would be nothing without them. That is her ultimate goal when it comes to dating and choosing potential mates. I am willing to add his religious observances to our worship as a couple and as a family, but should I also be willing to give up some of my participation in my own faith в for example by attending the temple or Sunday services slightly less often in order to spend more time as an entire family. Religious affiliation is not the only criteria when selecting a spouse. I love my non-member husband of nearly 20 years. I don't really care if she's religious or not, unless she brings it up all the time or tries to convert me. He too goes to the vacation house a lot to take care of the property and the boat on most weekends he is not on call, and it has been something I have been made to accept.
It sounds like she's already considered marrying you and raising children in the church even with you being out of the church. There have been times in my marriage where I have been frustrated and angry by his lack of change. Ignore the busy-bodies who want to condemn your significant other.
He said that if there is an exception, it is for the individual to obtain through the spirit. That isn't fair on you, and again will create stress and a stress point in the relationship. I do not have a problem with nurses. About the time I was ready to return for my doctorate a chronic illness hit. Although we're young, we've talked about marriage and the realities of everything. It may change your relationship to them forever.
Life is not perfect. By exactly how much ESPN gets watched in the course of a man-day. Even after that, the Church discourages youth from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. Make sure you are According to the teachings of the Church, Mormon youth should not date before the age of This is more of a custom than a hard rule, but it is a good standard to follow, as you will probably not be mature enough to effectively handle that kind of personal relationship before then.