He also has sacrificed a more easy lifestyle. The important things that keep our marriage a happy, healthy, and very loving one are the same things that keep any other marriage alive and well. I know, I know, this is the last thing you want to hear. I was recently married to my husband in the Twin Falls, Idaho temple for time and all eternity. Look for girls in your singles ward. She asked me to read that site and write down questions. Life After Mormonism Chat. Be gentle with them and yourself.
Our daughter is 6. I want to make this relationship work so bad, but I feel like he will never understand. My mom always said the more you have, the more it owns you, so true. We would have a movie night at his apartment on a Saturday night and the next few days would be great.
They believe that the body is a temple that needs to be worshiped, and that inner beauty is more important. You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. Here are my thoughts as someone who grew up with a non-mormon father and as someone who married a non-mormon girl. I disagree with the doctrines and practices of the LDS church.
And your future kids will be taught that you are the reason they don't have an "eternal" family. LDS theology heavily promotes the idea that marriage and family are an important source of happiness in this life, not just the next. Sometimes I often think he is a wrong choice. I'm sitting here after a hour night shift, still having to wash and fold his shirts for his return, clean the house, keep the pantry stocked up as well as support my business, feeling quite resentful of the fact that he's being wined and dined by the upper class at fancy restaurants. I am a non-Mormon who moved to Utah for college. The church creates massive guilt and shame in children and adults usually through sex related shaming. After you read the CES letter Im pretty sure you will be grossed out by mormonism. I would say though that racial differences are NOT like religious differences, certainly not those between Mo and Nomo. The LDS Church meets many of the criteria for cult behavior.