For men, this will likely come after completing your mission trip, so in your early 20s at the earliest. There is rarely minute that goes by where I am not thinking about him in some way. I am 27, LDS, and 5 days away from marrying my own amazing non-Mormon man. He is always on call, too stressed, too tired etc etc. Don't have any support as family is too far away and we're always on the move. I think she felt that it was important for me to understand the types of challenges in an interfaith marriage. It won't be easy with the lower salary but it will be better than the alternative. Either you are just fun for now or she wants to change you. He believes in God, but also believes that God is everywhere, and therefore does not need to be worshipped in a specific place of worship with specific prayers. She likely hasn't had many long-term relationships and has no idea what dynamics are involved in one.
I was scared to bring it up and make it seem like a demand or ultimatum, so I think I will approach him in the way you described. I miss my husband dearly. I am very independent and have my own life my own career and do not need my partner to be with me all the time. This broke my heart. He fit me- does that make sense. Sometimes I often think he is a wrong choice.
People should marry for love, not money. Mormons defintely play by a different rule set. Life is a journey and going through it with a true partner, and a mutual respect for curiosity, is so far greatly rewarding. There are all kinds of Mormons, and we as exmormons should know better than to stereotype our former selves. 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. They are at the service of others at the expense of their family. Women do not get to hold the priesthood and function in an equal role with men.
I would need to ask my husband again. Cookies make wikiHow better. In addition to your religious leaders, there are counselors who specialize in interfaith couples. God knows the big picture. I am more compassionate towards people who I would have stigmatized earlier.