Controlling Behavior in Relationships. 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. I will keep reading, but it looks like most of the stuff about racism and polygamy has been "adequately" explained away by updates to LDS. So I understand how it's easy to believe nonsense when you're brainwashed from birth, and how it can be comforting to believe your life is somehow very important in the grand scale of the universe, and how you don't have to be afraid of death because you'll go on to a better place where you'll live happily ever after for eternity. There are plenty of marriages between Mormons and non-Mormons. There's no way a TBM is dating you if she knows about your Lucifer kick. My current atheism bothers him a little but as long as we respect each other it's fine. I would never change my decision to marry him.
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. Is this a sign of my own weakness. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens. Why prophets are awesome. And the fact that he didn't respond for two days was confirmation for myself that I did the right thing. Honestly, I don't have very good advice, but keep being you and hopefully she won't let her religion blind her like it blinded me. 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. It just plain sucks. This means holding hands while walking around, or even kissing. But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God.
Marriage is hard, period. JS married a girl her age when he was 37, after having told her that he had been threatened by an angel with a flaming sword and promising her entire family salvation if she consentedI decided to read the ces letter. Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home. My dream in life as cliche as it sounds is to be happy, and to raise a family - be one of those home mums who goes to school meetings, and award nights, and bakes cakes for their kids school fares. You are looking for evidence that a. 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. Even more lonely for myself as I have no one to complain this situation to.
Thanks again for the continued comments and replies to my edit. Hopefully she could realize if she was born into one of these cults that also distrust apostates she probably wouldn't see through them either. Plan a day for them. I'm a single, financially independent woman. II do wish you luck. I have already been told I will "lose" to medicine if I put pressure on him. After moving in with him it has become painfully obvious I have a lot of personal improvements to make to meet his minimum expectations as a wife and mother. I'm really glad to hear a few of you have stories of happy interfaith relationships, or leaving the church together, so there's always a chance. So it is going to be over anyway. This has all put an incredibly strain on our 2-year marriage we have been together for a total of almsot 8 years.