My boyfriend is currently in his third year of medical school. We have been together since his second year of med school so I have gone through step one and step two and all the shelf exams that were taking up his time, now I have to do the 80 hours thank God for the cap and usually he works more than that Good luck to all of you and I know we will all make it. You need to do this ceremony first where you end up pledging all your money and property to the church:. Adding an interfaith element means you have many more adjustments to make. I was lucky with my TBM. What a fascinating response as always.
But I do want to be with him. She will want her kids blessed, baptized, taking temple trips to baptize for the dead, hold the priesthood, a bishop will ask you sons and daughters if they masterbate and punish them if they do, etc. After two years of being together with very few problems, it ended within 30 minutes of having "The Talk" about my future religiosity. I can say this. Family or girlfrient or the pet. There are a great many beliefs I can't condone but most of them are along the lines of gender stereotyping, and how you apply that to your own life obviously varies by individual.
At 30, you just give up. Because if you can't live and let live, you both need to dive deep into this stuff and figure out what you believe and want in your life. Mormon's view marriages outside the temple to be counterfeit and you can't get into the temple without converting to the religion. Secondly, if he's still in residency, he has to prevail and give it his all.
Then, do any of the above morsels of advice matter. I don't really care if she's religious or not, unless she brings it up all the time or tries to convert me. This woman is a human being, not a caricature of a TBM. Find someone who is available to you and successful. Don't get her hopes up too much - in return ask her to do something to research your views. We are trying to conceive now, and I am contemplating if this was the right path for me. March 19, And congratulations, "lovableluciferian" for walking away from the precipice of an untenable relationship.