Put your best foot forward; be soft-spoken, courteous, well-mannered, chivalrous, and respectful. I knew I was going to be alone much of the time and for the most part I can handle it. She really likes me, and if she could change one thing about me it would be my lack of religion. I was spiritually prepared to receive the answer that I sought. I met him today and we talked about what he wants to do in the future. Post was not sent - check your email addresses. I guess the only risk is your husband having an affair with someone at work.
Plan on her family trying to torpedo your relationship if you don't convert. Marriage is unbelievably amazing and indescribably painful; I have been at it for 28 years with my soul mate. At best they just try to include you in the community, and at worst you are constantly told that you'll be welcome "when you're ready. I know "Meet the Mormons" isn't what I'm looking for I went through a very similar experience earlier this year and the community was extremely helpful.
He will have to be okay with being thought not good enough to help in circumstances in which you believe that priesthood power is needed. Long story short, everyone is dead on. So it will just be for this life that it may be hard to have a non-believing spouse. I ask myself that every day. Mormons think when you die, based on if you were a good person cough cough atheists you go to spirit "paradise" where they will teach you the gospel. If you can't do that, realizing that your partner may never come around to your side of things, you are not ready to marry this person. Honestly, unless you want to convert and: And, if she does claim those things don't matter, be prepared to find out how much they really do after you've married her.
There are some left but most people don't even realize the thousands of dollars a year that go into keeping your job such as license renewels sometimes for several states if your practice in on a border and has more than one siteCME, malpractice and other insurance, hospital privileges or several if your practice has to cover several surgical sites and facilities in order to stay openetc. We all wondered why should would go against such a blessing. As time has gone by I realized that the opinons of others is not important to me and oddly enough those who did not originally approve have had their hearts and minds changed by the love my husband shows me, our daughter, and the members of my family. You will be able to best gauge where her beliefs stand in regards to the church if you listen to how she describes her mission. Every school events, social gathering, especially weekend calls is making me sad. You've all been so helpful. All this said, God is love and fully understands and appreciates your problem.