But if your faith is a key part of your life, this is huge. Things I have and continue to think about. Fortunately most of my immediate family has done better. These are things your wife may consider matter-of-fact and you may be surprised by if you don't discuss them now. Don't try to fill the silence and rush to say something like "but I know you are super busy. If you are all sealed together, you will be together forever in the Celestial Kingdom. From someone else in the medical field - a nightly phone call would be seriously draining, even if it only lasted a few minutes. No one, except someone who has been Mormon can understand how deep the hooks are sunk into the Mormon psyche.
Interfaith marriage is but one variety of the learning experience. I don't want to stress him. Having said that, I believe strongly that it takes a special individual who can remain active in the church and have a non-traditional marriage.
I am coming to the belief that the quality individuals in medicine are the self and family sacrificing ones, truly dedicated to their profession. Real love just happens. It certainly isn't easy. I have been understanding of the demands of his career for many years, but I have come to realized that I'm not happy living this way. This is the rule rather than the exception. I have been reading this blog for a while now but this is the first time I have felt I needed to add my two cents in. In our church, women are treated with more respect, and are considered to have a literal free ticket to heaven, simply bu because their female. As a non-Mormon male widower Catholic contemplating marrying a devout temple recommended widow, I thank you all for the wonderful blog. If you decide to marry this man, you both will find a way to be happy and have a wonderful marriage, not that perfect that we see in the Sundays at Church. What would your relationship look like if you were to marry.
It would put him in a position of feeling less and being looked down on. Every new set will see your man with fresh and hungry eyes as a potential golden contact. The church essays that address that linked at www. So there's THAT to look forward to.