This is by design. This makes them overwhelmingly successful wives and mothers. Break it off amicably now, before it gets too difficult. Make an honest effort, and see if you reach the walk-away point. I thought it was beautiful that they included him in the circle, even though he was not a Priesthood holder. She will likely want you to convert to fix the family. It's like a catch or something. We feel good about our choices, but know it might not be the right path for everyone. I would never convert. I made the decision not to have those things when I married a non-member.
Now, he has just started a new training in a new country and i am so lonely here. I know some people don't like the sound of "working for a relationship", but it can be so rewarding. It may not seem like a big deal now, but eventually it will probably surface that at best, the church impacts and influences her behavior in almost every area, at worst, it dictates it. I have a friend who identifies as bi-gendered and often feels most comfortable in femme. If all the Mormons truly were the pricks we often claim them to be, then Mormonism would be the perfect punishment for them. I don't think so. This was the biggest one for me. Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. I felt her fear, everything she's said, I said.
It is always a nice idea to plan for your date in advance. Despite whatever may come our way, this relationship is the most important and even though it's forever it needs to be nourished. He is truly my soulmate and I shudder to think that if I had not chosen to marry outside of the church, I would not have had this life with him. As a man who married a non-Mormon woman, my story has a slightly different view point, but it comes down to essentially the same principles.
If I had one thing to add, mixed race marriages are quite similar. You join the LDS Church. Take the missionary lessons, read the Book of Mormon and the Bible. My boyfriend is a first year orthopedics resident. Just stumbled across this site today after trying to find ways to help me cope with dating a Doctor. Although with the change in times, people may not follow these rules as stringently as before, it is still better to be careful so as to not offend anyone, and you may possibly land up with the love of your life. I am a 40 year engineering graduate from one of best engineering colleges of the country I mention this becoz I want to stress the fact that I have a hard-earned career. My 16 year old daughter told her Bishop who made that comment, that she thought her dad was great just the way he was.