Before that, you are encouraged to date, but not exclusively. I don't think it's going overboard, though, to state one very possible and very likely scenario, and that is that this girl may likely be completely indoctrinated and believing. Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. If this is someone you are to marry, then the rest will take care of itself. It's all about timing, and you're in two different places. We have moved four times to 3 different states to accommodate his career, and had 3 children along the way.
It is almost impossible for me to hold my tears back. That question really put things into perspective for me, so thank you. And occasionally I have queried the wisdom of that choice. Signs of an Affair. Maybe watch "Going Clear" with her. She is probably thinking she can convert you if she is with you long enough and is a good enough example. Now I try to put myself in his shoes and he has always had a problem standing firm in any decision so its hard for him to say no. Well if she knew or ever found out, in her eyes you'll be a loathsome perverted deviant in need of sex addiction counseling. They nicely include all the pictures we grew up with on how the book was translated and admit that isn't how it happened.
My husband, regardless of religious affiliation, is a beloved son of our Heavenly Father who is very much worthy of my love, affection and dedication. If you are not old enough to consider marriage, you should be careful about having a serious, exclusive relationship. Are the sacrifices you make for your partner worth it, and do you have any tips for making it work. This happened to me, and it took me forever to get out of the cult. I agree with what you and so many of the other replies have said: Listen with an open heart and curiosity. I'll keep digging through it, but there's a lot there and I'd like some suggestions to narrow my search. Work on myself, not him. We had lots of sex and fun. If we do get married I may have to foot more of the bills. Ask questions, try to find out as much as you can.
I prayed about whether to marry this man, and I felt and still feel strongly that it was right for me. It has worked and my children are very protective of their father. Going along with her cult might feel fine when it is just you in her, but if you have kids, it will be very different. Her beliefs are innocous but ultimately a death sentence for this relationship. It's been really tough and am only hoping to see a glimpse of the reward soon, whether it is simply watching a movie and actually finish it in one sitting or finally having dinner in the same room. Better than freezing up and avoiding them altogether. There are times where u rarely hear from him and then he contacts me. You have to make the decision as to what you want your home and your children to have in that home.