I get a lot of satisfaction out of being a paramedic and my business is a long time dream. This was hard for me because my faith is deeply rooted within me. Ask her if her parents buy their underwear from a bookstore. There is no question this is the true church. Well, maybe not a total disaster, that is a bit exaggerated. No walking your daughter down the aisle, no giving your daughter away at the alter, nothing but you standing outside the temple waiting till it's over. I think Bob, the answer can be found in your comment. Is it just the expectation that the SOs of people in these fields are on the backburner. How do you really feel about that. But she understands that I am committed to the Gospel, and will never leave it either.
You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. I think the most important thing is to bring up the issues as questions rather than points as why she's wrong. We're giving it to you straight because we hope to help you avoid the heartache many of us have experience due to the harmful teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
I don't think it's going overboard, though, to state one very possible and very likely scenario, and that is that this girl may likely be completely indoctrinated and believing. You should take your cues from your partner, not from documentaries or this sub, on whether your partner's views and actions are manipulative, brainwashy and damaging. When my nomo husband does go to church we discuss the talks. Be open and talk about your ideals.
And if he loves you as much as you love him. Because you are a good person, you will recognize the influence of the Holy Ghost and know that the church is true. I'm not trying to be mean, just very clear. In the meantime, she will probably view you as being less than a Mormon man who is a faithful priesthood holder. She has to decide for herself what she believes, but you can definitely help expose her to new ideas. Yes, do sever the relationship. Again, I deeply love my dad, but these were things that I had to deal with. Jack is right about the demographics. Subreddit Rules Please see above link for full rules.