No drama-inducing crossposting of content found in other subreddits, or vice versa. We are still struggling to put our life back together for the sake of our marriage and our 3 boys, but it is a difficult path. I really don't know how will I cope up with every matter without him by my side in this new road ahead of me. Honestly, I don't have very good advice, but keep being you and hopefully she won't let her religion blind her like it blinded me.
Just like having children, you don't know what you have until you live it. But my struggle is with whether or not he is willing to give anything with sacrifice and commitment, and how much of this has to do with me vs. I was spiritually prepared to receive the answer that I sought. In many ways, you yield some authority to the church. The Church does not recognize homosexual marriage, and does not condone sexual activity outside of marriage. We have still not decided about us, since it is at a very early stage. Just an idea, I have no idea what would actually work for her. And of course, everyone has a different experience. The essay on race and the priesthood claims that Brigham Young prophesied that blacks would receive the priesthood someday, but if you actually follow the link in the footnotes you will see that he was misquoted.
Richard often laments that if he had taken a tech job, he would have been able to actually make a damn good salary for the last 8 years instead of going into debt with med school and making zero money. That is the million dollar question. Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized. I know a non-Mormon guy who married a Mormon woman and has kept her beautiful and desirable, by encouraging her religious involvement, even though he avoided Mormonism himself. Will you be open to me teaching my children my athiest point of view. I'm a Mormon girl in love with an amazing non-Mormon man. Not the end of the world. Yes, anyone crazy enough to believe the story of gold plates should be able to rationalize a brown rock.
Never marry someone with the goal of a post-marriage conversion. Women do not get to hold the priesthood and function in an equal role with men. Raising our children as believers is proving to be very tricky. I feel pretty awful about that whole thing. The sad part is that he does not understand what I go through or if I complain or try to make him understand about what's going on at home or my feelings. Their thinking is something like this.