If you can't, then it's best to move on. Modest dressing is the best policy here. Trust me, though--you will. Ultimately there are no guarantees but I'd say it's worth a shot. He will have to wait outside if his children marry in the temple. I would rather being with a man who makes less and is faithful but that is just me!. No beliefs are protected from challenge, the rules of evidence, or derision. A straight-laced, returned sister missionary, raised in the cult, and in family of similarly entrenched cult members, will not likely remain happy with a non-member.
I don't think I can do it again. Marriage is simply not an option to me there. Willl he build resentment at the struggle to get him to change whether real or imagined. If you shift his way, be prepared for the social costs of inactivityвplus, if you really believe the doctrine, a crisis of faith. And of course, when it happens, no one the leaver or the faithful spouse could have predicted it. I knew a woman who married a man who converted to the church and she spent the rest of their married life telling him he was not good enough.
I'm surprised you don't seem to know how long his residency will last. I married outside the church and have no regrets. Good luck to you. But I've met those 3 dates to engagement couples. I really hadn't considered a lot of the points people have brought up. It just gets so lonely you invariably commission yourself a single parent.
I am married to an OB physician 10 years. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. If you are an atheist or a non-believer, then let your date know, and politely decline the invitation. Interfaith marriage is but one variety of the learning experience. Like, she thought that serving would remedy her of any doubts or testimony issues. I'm surprised this thread is still getting replies. I have learned this painfully with my child growing up in the LDS community.