I'm so glad to have found this blog. IMO he should've been up-front about that before beginning to date you, but, sounds like you're okay with it now that everything's clear. He will always downplay it. I am getting increasingly more resentful of the times I think he can choose us instead of residency. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. I prayed about whether to marry this man, and I felt and still feel strongly that it was right for me. Affection will come and go based on our attitudes, and will not carry through the rough spots в married in the Church or outside. I work 54 hours a week to be able to support myself my family is unable to help more than they already arevolunteer, am taking a class, and mcat studying.
Ask Mormon Girl is the blog of author Joanna Brooks. They believe that the body is a temple that needs to be worshiped, and that inner beauty is more important. I adore the show New Normal and one of my favorite episodes is when Bryan decides to go back to church and the Father is so cool with him.
You won't know this until you do it and that is really important information to get before a marriage contract. You would be able to force her to confront the facts without feeling threatened. Which is the highest place in heaven aka celestial kingdom. Having seen many examples of the disaster it becomes when a member spouse pushes, coerces, ultimatums the non-member spouse into being baptized, I have very assiduously steered clear of those methods from the start. Good luck to you and your boyfriend. My family supported me in this. There is the possibility that she will wise up over time, but not likely. She is in pretty deep and culture is a powerful force.
YOUR prayers are just as efficacious as a priesthood holders are. Given the fact that doctors, esp surgeons, have a very busy life in US, it seems logical. I love my husband with my whole soul. No beliefs are protected from challenge, the rules of evidence, or derision.