Avoid the topic when you can, it's not something that'll be pretty unless handled in a calm discussion which Well, people as a whole tend to be pretty immature with big topics. I know how long his residency lasts. When we obsess over it we start acting like a customer in a clothing store wondering what he or she will look like if they wear that particular wardrobe. By the time you are done, you'll have all of the basics down and will have the framework to know what to ask next without any confusion. What a miserable state. Nothing beats a face to face talk.
You can always expand these into group dates by inviting other couples along, which may make her more comfortable in the early stages of your relationship. The Mormon girl has the light of Christ shining through her, and you were drawn in. Reason being - he wants our relationship to be spontaneous like it was before the pre-med things really "kicked in". Do you want a home that is focused on the church with all of the blessings there of or a home that is devoid of the blessings of the priesthood, Sundays without your husband at your side at church with your children celebrating in the gospel. Now just ask yourself what are the odds of her thinking her way out that crazy nonsense. I have been reading this blog for a while now but this is the first time I have felt I needed to add my two cents in.
No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche. But the loneliness and the hours ER shifts are taken everything I had left in me. Welcome to the future. My faith, while less orthodox, has certainly matured. Of course he invited me to come with him, but he is in the wedding, so I'll be sitting there watching him in the wedding on my 30th birthday weekend. I have my own profession and my own interests, and was definitely not pursuing a doctor for intimate partnership, but I quickly realized that my environment started seeing me as only girlfriend of Dr.
Your husband will still round every weekend. We'll have to discuss that, now that I actually know some things about some things. I appreciate your honest, and I really like the way you phrased things, particularly this sentence: Thank you for your comments. And as an anonymous comment put it, date night is sometimes out of the question because he is using his "free" time as catch up on sleep time. I know that sounds cold but if you train under stress for that many years and become a member of a masochistic not the sexual context fraternity like that of surgical residents, then you more easily shut out anything that might break down those walls. Doctors aren't always the greatest finds. March 18, Run for the hills. I think patience and understanding is also important. See to it that she is aware of your plan, so you both can properly dress. You have to be so strong to be on your own so much.