I'm encouraged that this blog gives many of you hope. But that was also a possibility if he had married a non-mormon. The dots are extremely close for every LDS person, its just extremely hard to connect them.
Marriage is simply not an option to me there. She will want her kids blessed, baptized, taking temple trips to baptize for the dead, hold the priesthood, a bishop will ask you sons and daughters if they masterbate and punish them if they do, etc. I grew away from mine as my husband then-boyfriend slowly grew closer to his Mormon faith. I wanted that full support though I am certainly not saying that marrying a Mormon ensures that. Having married over the course of my life not one but two wonderful non-Mormon men one Jewish and one low-church ProtestantI can say that my own spirituality has been profoundly deepened and enriched by the perspective that these two God-fearing and spiritually mature people offered me, and by my participation in the observances of their traditions. They are always dressed in decent clothing, and the same is expected of their date. The closet is deep though I think that's seriously generalizing.
If not, it's better to find out now than to continue with something that isn't satisfying you. Im a 19 year old female who is pre med at a university right now. She asked me the other night how it's possible for me to be such a good person when I don't believe in god. January 17, February 18, Spending time with this guy is hard to come by. Mormons defintely play by a different rule set. Also, they are encouraged to date in groups and not pair off alone, so if your date insists on the same, then agree politely. I only hate one thing in the planet, and that's the Mormon church. Think about what you want in a relationship.
I know kids and a house will make our time together challenging, but for as long as I have known him his family is the most important thing and he makes sure to keep a strong relationships between them. It is not something that should be taken lightly. The importance of modesty. Especially if they're devote enough to expect you to marry in heaven, huge implications with that one. As a budding feminist, I left the church in my teens. Make up stories about being a soldier at war or a sailor at sea keeping me away from my love. I still assume at times that my husband will recognize that I love him if I do his laundry and keep the house clean and care well for our children, etc. God brought the two of us together, and we are truly in love. Life is suddenly wonderful, and you catch yourself smiling, humming, and happy all the time. What's hard for us, is he doesn't understand why I gladly accept extra hours and work and community service projects, which sometimes impinge on the little time we do have to spend together.