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Yes, do sever the relationship. She might want to follow the 'virgin until marriage' part, or she may personally decide to forego following that in secret. Now, lest you look at this all and say, "sheesh, go to counseling. I feel to say, if you hear this, Amy, in time, it will all come round right. It's a foolish dream I suppose. Not one little bit. Cuddling is not demanding. The scenario where she refused to watch a possibly 'anti' documentary and wanted to watch church-sanctioned material sounds like a red flag. It will be up to you, her man, to support the positive expectations. Some great ideas include going on a hike or a walk, having a picnic outside or going to museum.
She went to BYU and did a 2 year mission, but since she was a girl she got to have a car instead of a bicycle. He isn't always around for holidays, birthdays, or anniversaries. I think the most important thing is to bring up the issues as questions rather than points as why she's wrong. You will only have a happy relationship if either you both believe in the Mormon Church, or both do not believe. He may never want anything to do with Mormons or the church again. There are a few things I've come to accept, though: Our house will never be clean We will never be caught up on laundry We will probably always eat take out instead of cooking Sleeping next to one another is something we now cherish I will not be a young parent I'm 21 now and we don't plan on having children until our thirties I will always love him and would never make him give up what he loves, just as he would never make me do the same. I am a something male. That said, Mormons have learned to have fun without alcohol and often have to wait until drinkers are well-oiled and loosened up to join in the dopey-ness. Life is a journey and going through it with a true partner, and a mutual respect for curiosity, is so far greatly rewarding. We have not been intimate in 6 weeks now.
I'm not saying you shouldn't pursue the relationship, but I'd only recommend marrying her if she leaves the church because she discovers it's not true. She views patriarchy as a quality of God. Also, I know a bunch of Mormons that say they are, but don't act like it. Honestly I'd let things keep going. I would never convert. She will be pressured and will likely shut you out. Have any of you wives found the same thing. None felt right, ever. A Mormon wife will also want to bring the kids along, and that should be discussed and decided before marriage and before kids. As a general authority I knew, now deceased, told me in the mid-eightiesвIf you find a good man who is not LDS, marry him.
I was off travelling the world when I met and fell madly in love with a deployed Marine. 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. My husband gives the very best of himself to the hospital and the staff and patients every day.
That grad student better be working that hard if he or she wants to make it.