It's unfair to assume that she feels that way without asking her. Love is what we do, not what we feel. Even though it sounds like she is very Mormon, I feel that this will help her.
God will help you both work this out. Be gentle with them and yourself. To Anonymous Jan 25, He clearly does not care for you the way that you care for him. It MAY be true that she will not marry him unless he converts. I can't complain about the first 24yrs. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Wow, so nice to know others feel just like me. The essay on race and the priesthood claims that Brigham Young prophesied that blacks would receive the priesthood someday, but if you actually follow the link in the footnotes you will see that he was misquoted. I am just starting to get a little panicky and upset about this the more I think about it. He too goes to the vacation house a lot to take care of the property and the boat on most weekends he is not on call, and it has been something I have been made to accept.
But remember that it is also your wife's choice to obey or disobey, and that you have no authority over her as a person, either. If you can love them unconditionally with how they are now, then I say go for it. This is my first and last attempt to write on a forum for relationship advice. Reconciling this with the doctrine of temple marriage is trickier. This can be done. If you decide to stay. Marry a person based on his character, not his religion. It's easy to be blind to deal-breaking faults when you are young and in love.
This blog is very healthy because it has helped me to feel less resentful about all the time I have to spend alone doing homework and being at functions. And your needs essentially have to be silenced a lot of the times. As your future self, I say this with the utmost respect and admiration: Two peas in a pod. Someone already said it, but unless you are planning on converting, this is a dead end relationship. I like to think that what you said really resonated with her. Ask her if her parents buy their underwear from a bookstore. Maybe watch "Going Clear" with her. My beliefs have changed several times in my life, but not those things, so my interfaith marriage has lasted 25 years.