Now if your faith is not so strong to begin with, this perhaps is no big deal. Im sooooo happy i've found this blog!!. But I do believe in modern prophets and that God gives no commandment that is not for our own happiness.
I have no idea if he stayed. And that fairly constant theme has some deep implications your girlfriend will have to face. You can watch them all in about a half an hour and you'll know almost everything you need to know. However, be careful to not ask something that may offend your date. Interestingly, my parents felt the same way about him.
The thing is, even though no one else trusted my decision, I prayed about it daily for our entire relationship. When my husband and I were sealed, I finally understood why my Dad had been stressing this to me my entire life. She cannot get into the top echelons of heaven without being sealed to a worthy priesthood holder in the temple for time and all eternity. I get that a lot to people saying 'be happy you married a doctor' 'u will have a glamorous wonderful life' they would not get it unless they be one-that is being a docs wife, the loneliness is the worst especially when your newly wedded and 2nd month of ur marriage he has to go for his night calls in dec, which includes our first christmas: I thought I was the only one who barely gets communication throughout the day, not married but am dating a surgeon and have for 6 years. How would that motivate you to work out every day to get a girl. Mormons follow the law of Chastity; they believe that the intimate act of lovemaking must be saved for after marriage. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy. I've only seen him 3 times. You will always be 2nd.
I've been thinking more about your situation and another thing came to mind. I feel to say, if you hear this, Amy, in time, it will all come round right. I can only say that I was that girl, 10 years ago. Luckily, this seems to work out.