You will desire to have that eternal marriage, to have that support in taking kids to church, to be able to talk docterine with a like-minded individual. If you do manage to break her away from the church, her family will be there to continue sowing doubt. There are so many potential problems they would fill a book. And, as I was writing the reply, above, those thoughts went through my head. See where it goes. So how do we approach saving a relationship with someone who has unrealistic expectations of what a long-term relationship looks like. While the Church allows dating at 16, it discourages serious relationships until you both are older and considering marriage. I have to day that I totally agree!.
They know that they are the best. Most of all it's lonely. She's already past her prime in the Mormon dating market. I've read through some stuff there and it all seems pretty tame so far. That's probably true, and that would be a great thing for her, but they wouldn't see it that way. I think about leaving all the time now because by myself there are no disappointments. We'll discuss further after the holiday and see where we end up.
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. Don't think it's just women married to male physicians who suffer. Some days there is so much pain that I can barely type.
Consider also the evolving perspective of the potential husband. He isn't always around for holidays, birthdays, or anniversaries. God will help you both work this out. Her dad is a bishop Oh, I should clarify we're both in our late 20s and living independently from parents. That of course does not mean all eternal marriages should have been entered into or will succeed. My husband is more relaxed now - even with 14 hour days - and yes, I am starting to feel like he is "coming back". Want to add to the discussion. COM you can email him if you need his assistance in your relationship or any other problem like wining lottery. Based on what you have written about your GF, my opinion is that you should cut your losses and move on. For the first time in my life, at age twenty-seven, I am in a relationship that is good and loving and serious enough that I believe it may lead to marriage.