I've never understood that bit of the LDS culture. I'm not a doctors wife - im a doctors GF - but I expect that to change soon. She started crying when I explained this to her. If you remain active, Church service is very demanding of our lives в not a Sunday thing. Interestingly, my parents felt the same way about him. If you feel peaceful with your decision and you feel it is right that should be helpful.
No matter what anyone says. Stick around on this sub. Of course, arguments happened because I felt neglected at times step 1 and 2 studying or he left dirty laundry in the bathroom. Over the years, it would have felt increasingly burdensome to accommodate practices that seemed to me like superstition. That is a goal worth fighting for. This is how I felt when I married my exmo husband. When you try to explain to them why the church would not publish said info on their own website they get mad at you and tell you you're ignorant.
In the meantime, she will probably view you as being less than a Mormon man who is a faithful priesthood holder. I mean lots of his friends from residency have girlfriends or wives and make it work. On your own dime. We started dating 16 years ago, and both resigned from the church earlier this year. And for mormons, the goal is always a temple marriage and a marriage for the eternities. You should not be trying to be exclusive with one person, so go on dates with as many people as you can. Yet, this life is hard on the whole family. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page. I do try to send little texts or call when I have time but not as much as he'd like.
While there are some differences noted here, in many ways you should treat them the same way you would girls of other faiths. My children started a new school this year and up until last week, my husband couldn't have told you what time they started or where to drop them off. What am I getting myself into. But wait a minute. I'd gladly give it all up to have him and feel wanted.