The LDS Church encourages that young women explore their options and meet all different kinds of people. At least I know that there are people who truly understand the medical life. While the Church allows dating at 16, it discourages serious relationships until you both are older and considering marriage. It has been closed. We get along exceptionally well and I really like him though, so I can see this going somewhere. Obviously don't make any commitments further in the relationship because you do not want to be married into an insane orthodox LDS family because it will cause alot of troubles. All around me, I am being asked if I am ready to be a doctor's wife, and do I know what is expected of me. It's a tricky business, but oh so worth it for the one you love.
It would likely be seen as a trial in her life. I thought about those deeply spiritual moments I had had in life and how special they were to me. She's already past her prime in the Mormon dating market. They value femininity, motherhood, and masculinity in men.
Marriage is hard, period. If she says that the mission was the greatest experience and best two years of her life, any chance you have at a normal long-term healthy relationship is dim unless you convert. I completely relate to all you've written; many of us have come to see Mormonism for what it is, and the severe damage it does to human brains. Mormonism is fundamental to my religious beliefs and my personal sense of identity, and it is the community that I identify with most strongly. Whenever you're down or lonely, read the yellow bits. I can honestly relate to all the stories i read from your blog. The point made was that a parallel can be drawn between interfaith and interracial marriages. But please also know that the people who love you are hoping you make the right decision because they want you to be happy.
We strive to improve each other. She wants the eternal temple marriage and you will be her long term project TL;DR I considered ending my marriage of Save yourself pain by getting out before it gets harder. If it is already an issue in your relationship, then it'll amplify to an extreme if you get married.