That response made her very happy. I was actually just talking to my husband about that the other day, at first he said that it depressed him when I said that, but really, it helps. I spent a lot of time on my knees and made several trips to the temple before I felt l could trust that what I knew I wanted to be promptings actually were. Love the man you are going to marry- warts and all he loves yours as well. I also found this interesting and how I found it was just on the web while typing doctors and wive's roles.
The church is very important to her. It sounds like you two haven't gotten exceptionally close and that it wouldn't be too hard on either of you to jump ship and move on. Don't wait for it to eventually fall apart or hope that she will change. I have been with him through medical school and residency for internal medicine, which was tough, but manageable. If you marry her, you're marrying into a cult, a mild cult as far as cults go, but a cult nonetheless. 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. He said that if there is an exception, it is for the individual to obtain through the spirit. My husband's extramarital relationships were well-known in the hospital where he practiced.
As far as as race and the priesthood, Mormons still believe the priesthood ban was divinely inspired. If I had one thing to add, mixed race marriages are quite similar. Nothing less will do. We also live in a foreign country which is another element of difficulty. The ex gets it all lol. But my relationship with him is worth this small sacrifice. It made me sad to think that the thing that was most important my life в my faith в was something that I could never fully share with my husband. We have all felt it and our house seems absolutely different. December 17, I figured it might be fun to update you kind folks on what happened. It seems like a minor point, but I have noticed that every Mormon girl who disobeys the Mormon direction to avoid coffee has something majorly wrong with her.
She went ahead a married a non member. We get along exceptionally well and I really like him though, so I can see this going somewhere. If you are married to your best friend, then love him unconditionally, share the struggles, accept the sacrifices and know that if he could, he would rather be with you than with a sick or dying patient.