I understand that, and accept that. I am a happily married mono-faith guy who has no testimony of dusted base boards. The Book of Abraham one admits it's not a translation.
We might not always like the way some priesthood holders act, but to disparage the priesthood is not being responsible. Please see above link for full rules. Another thing to keep in mind: It's a very long, very hard journey to even get to that point of the MD marathon. Just know that she has been indoctrinated to believe that she wont reach the highest level of heaven if she isn't married in a Mormon temple to another Mormon. In the meantime, she will probably view you as being less than a Mormon man who is a faithful priesthood holder. Being a doctor means you sacrifice for others, and your family and spouse sacrifices while standing in the shadows of your career. For me this has been an opportunity to increase my love, tolerance, compassion and acceptance.
So I want to know, if you woud have been given the option to take a totally different path and have a fresh start, would you have taken it?. His hospital "family" protected this information well, silently acquiescing and even approving his behavior. His single doctor friends have so much more time and money to spend on lavish overseas holidays and recreational activities, while every spare moment the husband has to spend at home, helping with the children and all the responsibilities that entails. Might be worth working through the missionary lessons and CES letter to see if they can agree at least to disagree. Whereas I think of him all the time. If she is open to questioning her faith, perhaps she can chase you down. There will always be difference between spouses. Found this blog just now after searching "married to a surgeon".
Why do we not talk about Heavenly Mother. See to it that she is aware of your plan, so you both can properly dress. I find that one of the most important things is to make sure you have a support system, whether they are other doc wives, family or friends. Maybe that is why I am grouchy and can't cheer when my husband becomes a director for yet another board at the hospital. There's this fantasy perpetuated in the religion that if you're good and pure enough, that any man you meet would eventually see the truth and join the church for you. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. Make sure the girl you like is already 16 years old. My seminary teacher went off on me about dating a non Mormon when I was talking about going to his prom. I am actually tired of the "excuse" that his work is so important or it's a calling.