Look for girls in your singles ward. I don't want to give up as I think it is still the stress of the exams that is motivating her response and that given time, we could work things out and have a very special and loving relationship. My husband has the benefit of having his cake and eating it too. We were planning on doing it on memorial day weekend so we could get married on a sunday between graduation and residency but that is a Jewish holiday. I have been married to a doctor for 29 years now and think I have felt or experienced many of the worries expressed. OP, I'm not a med student, just a plain old grad student. That my heavenly father hates my decision to marry my husband. Talk about issues with Jehovah's Witnesses etc. I think people get carried away with the whole social status of a Doctor which is really unnecessary. Honestly, the thing that makes me the craziest is the missionaries.
She might want to follow the 'virgin until marriage' part, or she may personally decide to forego following that in secret. Sounds like classic "flirt to convert. He also brought up issues with the church when we discussed religion so slowly he brought to light some disturbing facts and even though I would have denied it, it got to me. It's just that on days I'm working, I can't do that. Now a basic overview of the gospel. He will have to wait outside if his children marry in the temple. But at the hospital, I'm helping the other guy who was injured when his car wrecked six hours ago, and I can't just bail.
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. True Believer Mos base their actions on a set of priorities that make no sense to Nomos. You can always expand these into group dates by inviting other couples along, which may make her more comfortable in the early stages of your relationship. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. I take offense to your statement about affairs.
You just need to figure out where your girlfriend is. I just happened upon your blog I'm a doctor's wife as well - rural family medicine and I just wanted to agree with you that "have no expectations" is awesome advice. Over two years ago I started dating my current boyfriend. I knew I was going to be alone much of the time and for the most part I can handle it. I hope so; otherwise I will have spent the best years of my life putting him thru grad school and med school. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. Dating a mormon girl. Here are my thoughts as someone who grew up with a non-mormon father and as someone who married a non-mormon girl. The ideal, in my opinion, is that she discovers what we all know about the lies the church tells her.