Don't wait for it to eventually fall apart or hope that she will change. Apr 4, 0. Now the Pew survey only took into account self-identification, i. Otherwise her family will likely feel incomplete to her.
But you are setting yourself up to leave the Church more easily, and even if you agree the children will be raised Mormon, your kids will likely not continue to participate in the Church as adults. Yet people look at me like I'm crazy. Women do not get to hold the priesthood and function in an equal role with men. But it would not change my love for that person. I can say this. Discover the joys of a non-sexual relationship and find sincere ways to show affection without sex. He may never want anything to do with Mormons or the church again. During our brief break, two of his nurses chased him like crazy, immediately after he left being in a year-long relationship where two families were blended. If I were you, I would sever the relationship and find someone else. As Joanne mentioned, should you marry interfaith, you will have lots of help from fellow ward members on converting your spouse.
You arent "giving up" anything. Great questions, and a terrific answer, Joanna. My husband started a solo practice and the last few years have been very difficult on our marriage- financially as well as personally.
My husband, regardless of religious affiliation, is a beloved son of our Heavenly Father who is very much worthy of my love, affection and dedication. No doubt that some will be valiant up on the other side of the veil, but just as sure there will others who will reject salvation because of their high mindedness. She might be everything you want, but in her eyes you are not what she has been dreaming of her whole life. But it is important to be ruthlessly honest with yourself about how you feel about it. Would she want you to attend church with her.