And your future kids will be taught that you are the reason they don't have an "eternal" family. A lot of advice I get from others is that you need to build up hobbies and activities of your own so that I am not just waiting for him to give attention and have time for me. The church is very important to her. The independent work is just as important as the work we do as a couple. Then I discovered that Mormons were a welcome exception to the degeneracy that pervades American women. I can second this, as a lifelong utahn this is why I simply have a "no mormons" policy for dating. Most of my female friends work and their husbands don't work weekends so it is hard to have people to hang with. He blames this on his hours for residency, and to be fair they are really long and insane. I am also going thru the same thing. It's an issue I just have to live with if I want to be with him, and I do, so I live with it.
While we have a good marriage but he has no idea how lonely I am for my him. I'll bring up some CES letter issues, let her know why I wouldn't want my children raised like this, and we'll see what happens.
I prayed about whether to marry this man, and I felt and still feel strongly that it was right for me. I was thinking about this last night after listening to Radio West. It's not fair to put words in her mouth and thoughts in her brain like this. We have been married for nearly 28 years and yes I went to parents evening, open days, Christmas play, sports days alone Because of the long hours, it was hard for me to build a career outside the home, I have built one working from home, but was not easy as I do everything that has to do with our family life even when we go on holiday the only thing Dr know is where we are going. That desire that they be someone other than who they were when they married you is toxic to a relationship. But my relationship with him is worth this small sacrifice. After reading all these comments I now know that life will be even harder when he will be in residency My boyfriend and I are getting engaged next month. My father told him it's never too late to leave whether we are married with kids or just engaged. A lot of people will tell you to run but if she is in her late 20s most Mormon guys her age are married. I have had to compromise more often than I would have liked.
Finally, the decision of whom you marry is really between you and God. It's a gross feeling. Maybe you will win. Being married and raising a family can be very difficult if the two of you disagree about important issues like religion. You are brave and good people and seem to be raising wonderful children who will be lights for everyone with whom they come in contact. After med school, after residency, after setting up a practice. I am a staff nurse and my boyfriend is in his last year in medicine school whos now havong rough tough junior internships. Better than freezing up and avoiding them altogether. Props to people who do. No one should feel excluded from the House of the Lord.
I even had three kids in with me during a impromptu vaginal examination when I was preggo with my fourth. Do you want to be married in the temple. You can't reason with fanatics, and you got one. I just wanted to tell you that I am grateful for your words!. When my nomo husband does go to church we discuss the talks.