Also, I'm having a really hard time understanding from these responses how anyone in the medical field ever dates or gets married. A quiet, hard working immigrant but dedicated and faithful. She drove an old Dodge Neon during her cash-strapped residency and fellowship. That's in the footnotes of the polygamy in kirtland and nauvoo essay. I have many friends and members of my family who married within the church and later divorced. I seriously questioned the future of our relationship based on that fact alone. I have this brain trapped after all these years.
Be open and talk about your ideals. Make sure she is Even after that, the Church discourages them from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. But it's the away rotations for months at a time that get really hard. The man I started dating 8 years ago, long before med school was in the picture, is disappearing before my very eyes. A lot of Mormons escape that pitfall and can put people first. I'm not trying to be mean, just very clear. His fellow resident is married and seems like a good guy, I want to believe my bf will change. Many Mormons stick to a small group of friends within the church. Some exceptions and valid reasons do exist for divorce but self righteousness is not on of them.
Based on what you have written about your GF, my opinion is that you should cut your losses and move on. If we do get married I may have to foot more of the bills. How the Book of Abraham was translated from Egyptian scrolls. Most of us were Mormons and one point, many of us were even TBMs. And he likes the idea of us raising our daughter with the values the Mormon church instills on their youth. He has let me be a stay-at-home mother while trying to launch my own business and has offered love and support every step of the way.
I am not married yet, there is some consolation in that. My plan was to start school as soon as I got married but when he was told he would be going to another hospital, my masters got put on hold. A Mormon wife will also want to bring the kids along, and that should be discussed and decided before marriage and before kids. It's very noble but still demanding. Basically nothing like reality. Plan on her family trying to torpedo your relationship if you don't convert. It would behoove you in this situation to act like a kid yourself. I would show her this recent post for example: Her family will also be thinking about this and will talk to you about it when you spend time with them. Never marry someone with the goal of a post-marriage conversion.