It is also considered disrespectful to others, as they may be uncomfortable because of your open displays. Unless you have those same understandings, I'm sad to say the relationship is almost certainly doomed. If you do attend parties like that, expect her to drink 7-Up and volunteer as the designated driver, and to be completely repulsed if you drink too much. I just found this blog. Living in an interfaith, marriage can be hell. When I acquired a personal testimony of the gospel as a teen, and made my own decisions regarding my faith, I felt very alone. Those will make her think. He had no idea what he was getting himself into. Since her father is a bishop, I'm sure he'll want to have his daughter marry a temple worthy person.
In many ways, she was everything that I ever wanted in a spouse, but in other ways she was not what I ever expected. Topics like race and polygamy have been "adequately" explained away, so I don't think we'd get anywhere discussing those things. While I admire his dedication, his focus and intelligence, it has been extremely hard on me. He fit me- does that make sense. We've been together since he started medical school. I figured he may still be finding his feet in his residency and as we grow closer, he might start putting in more effort. He ended up cheating with one of the nurses and his wife left him.
Want to add to the discussion. Racial differences can be very trivialвthey really didn't come up much for my parents, for exampleвand are basically false differences. Then she can have a chance to actually be the individual she is, and they can have an adult conversation about their future and whether or not they have one. Her Religion is more important than you will ever be Her Religion comes first and deep down, she will come to hate you for not accepting joining her religion. I would do it all over again and thank my lucky stars that I found this man, that he loves, and that I love him. Then she took a vacation to Utah and in her letter to me she stated that she had seen the Temple, and I never heard from her again.
This guy was orbiting so strongly that he changed his religion before they were even dating. I wouldnt encourage my kids to date a mormon. Great questions, and a terrific answer, Joanna. I would do it all over again and thank my lucky stars that I found this man, that he loves, and that I love him. Never marry someone with the goal of a post-marriage conversion.