Like, she thought that serving would remedy her of any doubts or testimony issues. The thing is I didn't want to marry someone who I'd never see or spend time with. Marriage is simply not an option to me there. You've all been so helpful. The sad part is that he does not understand what I go through or if I complain or try to make him understand about what's going on at home or my feelings. This is especially true when you are around others. His hectic job aside, he is an amazing man, very loving and family oriented, which is what I have always wanted. They know that they are the best. If after all these suggestions you're thinking "в But I really like her. Take what you read with a grain of salt.
Most of us were Mormons and one point, many of us were even TBMs. But if your faith is a key part of your life, this is huge. In fact, you likely will meet a few. I currently just started dating someone who is not only in the military, but a doctor. In some cases you can just simply live together with differing religions. It's winter here and I figured she was layering for warmth. Eternity is a long time. Ignore the busy-bodies who want to condemn your significant other. But what if your girlfriend is Mormon, but not active in the Church. Just know that she has been indoctrinated to believe that she wont reach the highest level of heaven if she isn't married in a Mormon temple to another Mormon.
I'm not trying to be mean, just very clear. I hope that makes sense. If you have tended to straddle the line between light and dark in the past, or have been a partier, expect to make some changes for this relationship, and expect certain things from your new crush. He is in a way to become a Ex mormon. Toxic is the right word. I have missed the Church in some ways, and certainly the blessings of a temple marriage. If we do get married I may have to foot more of the bills. Masculine attributes attract healthy, beautiful women, no matter where they come from. All this said, God is love and fully understands and appreciates your problem. Its been over a year and I don't know what to do.
Luckily, this seems to work out. I was definitely taking the "Tough love" approach because I've read countless times on this and other boards, how Mormons claimed that they were cool with their SO not being Mormon, and that they weren't, themselves, orthodox.
Somewhere down the road, you will find another girl who will be a much better match for you.