I knew that I couldn't possibly be alone. So while I believe that, in fact, non-celestial families still can be together forever, I also think that there must be great merit to qualifying for the whole Enchiladaвwhich I perhaps cannot fully appreciate at this time. And for your husbands, you are that person. This came about after many hours and many days of prayer, scripture study, going to the temple, receiving a priesthood blessing, and speaking with people I greatly trust my mom, especially. We met 20 years ago and married for To his patients, he is a god.
His pager will become your most despised enemy. That I will be expected to be a full time single parent most of the time. Forget what anyone else says or expects of you. I think it might be worth trying. Do FaceTime with her when she gets there to drink tea. If you go yourself, you'll see - those people are good people.
Well, you won't be getting into anything soon. Don't put them through that either. I would go ahead and make boundaries with the conversation about kids and church, if that is your preference. You can't provide that for her so your marriage will be defective from the outset. She can never hang out on Sundays because she apparently spends the entire day at church. I just started dating this guy and not only is he in the army, but also a doctor. A quiet, hard working immigrant but dedicated and faithful. Perhaps I will have to start one. Her beliefs are innocous but ultimately a death sentence for this relationship.
I am scared of passing through all this you guys have passed before i even got to this blog i've thought bout it a lot. Marriage is hard, period. However her husband joined the church a few years after their marriage. Still, I would be interested to hear your perspective and that of your readers. I thought I was very understanding and, while I did invite her out at other times, I was very clear that her studies were paramount and I wanted to support her as best as I could during this time. Take the time he actually can give you, and appreciate it. Real love just happens. We are alone for many months at a time. Sometimes I often think he is a wrong choice. Probably, not Mount Meadows level, but be prepared to have to apologize on her behalf a lot.