I then asked some questions about some of the essays, and her answer to everything is "because god. Long story short, everyone is dead on. Let her go right now then. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home. Also don't ask questions that are too intrusive, or those that you would not like to answer yourself.
Thanks for adding your experiences. I learned, growing up, that very principle, that you HAD to marry a member or your marriage was doomed. If someone isn't dying then it is unlikely to be important. The Book of Abraham one admits it's not a translation. For example, the irish, polish and the italians basically intermarried.
As your future self, I say this with the utmost respect and admiration: Two peas in a pod. Wow, every word resonates. Having said this, there are several aspects of this particular religion that you need to be aware of as these will greatly affect how she will approach you and the relationship as a whole. Honestly, unless you want to convert and: And, if she does claim those things don't matter, be prepared to find out how much they really do after you've married her. So how do we approach saving a relationship with someone who has unrealistic expectations of what a long-term relationship looks like. People should marry for love, not money. How convenient for him. Religious affiliation is not the only criteria when selecting a spouse.
Somehow I never believed any of that; I wanted a career and a small family and never believed religion was a way to identify good character. Your girlfriend might, or maybe IS, going through this. But when my oldest daughter hit 12, the lessons started to have one major theme: This is what girls are told should be their primary goal. I am married to an interventional cardiologist. She found the perfect Mormon guy, they were married in the temple. If you feel peaceful with your decision and you feel it is right that should be helpful. I can second this, as a lifelong utahn this is why I simply have a "no mormons" policy for dating. I thought she would grow out of it.