This brings me to the thorniest bit: If your wife is Mormon, your kids will be expected to be Mormon. I had some idea of his life at the time of wedding, but this is tough. She will be oh-so-grateful if you do not pressure her to discard those values. Gem With Flaws Joined: While I do talk to my boyfriend everyday, it's usually not for long periods of time. I will have time to build a life with friends and activities and travel of which he will be a minor part. Make sure everyone involved is a couple, or at least is paired with someone. Top Posts Do Mormons believe people can become gods. If it is already an issue in your relationship, then it'll amplify to an extreme if you get married.
I also think that if marriage outside the covenant is a sin, it is not so grave as to be unforgivable. At what age do you baptize. I'd love to hear from more veterans about how to make this work in the long run.
It is highly likely that she will pressure you to convert, and if you resist, she may resent you for being the barrier to her being sealed to her children. Of course they do. All I can recommend, as a docs wife of nearly 30 years, is prayer or to book a few sessions with a psychologist. There have been many times my husband or I have actually said something like "it is good that I am committed to our marriage because this is not fun". Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. He took out his bad moods on everyone. I cried when I showed the end of a rescue reenactment in my class last week.
She will want her kids blessed, baptized, taking temple trips to baptize for the dead, hold the priesthood, a bishop will ask you sons and daughters if they masterbate and punish them if they do, etc. Feel guilty I brought children into this loneliness They know NO different though. Thanks so much for the links. Made many attempts to do things together, but always get excuses of being tired or not interested. Well, you know what you're not going to get into before marriage So fuck that relationship. I've only seen him 3 times. On her mind, her eternal salvation depends on marrying a worthy priesthood holder.