II do wish you luck. If you decide to marry this man, you both will find a way to be happy and have a wonderful marriage, not that perfect that we see in the Sundays at Church. I thought it was beautiful that they included him in the circle, even though he was not a Priesthood holder. Being married to a doctor is a difficult thing to balance. If you try to deconvert her I suggest indirectly at first. I would think that a comprise between you getting missionary discussions and her reading the CES letter would be even. Mormonism is simply too unaccepting of mixed relationships. If your spouse believes in infant baptism, will you allow the children to have that.
Should one belief system or lack of one take priority and why. Since a very young age, these girls have gazed at handsome paintings of Jesus and prophets, and learned to respect men who have spiritual confidence in their eyes. The answer is, most emphatically, NO. I met him today and we talked about what he wants to do in the future. In her obviously orthodox Mormon paradigm dad's a bishop, she went to BYU and on a missionunderstand that she believes her husband must be an orthodox Mormon and get married to her in the temple.
She's already past her prime in the Mormon dating market. I get to experience the joys of his culture, which I never would have known otherwise. Go on your different ways as friends and don't expect your relationship to go anywhere. I too wish I had researched more in depth the other doc's wives blogs out there - I would have come up with a much more clever blog title. Having married over the course of my life not one but two wonderful non-Mormon men one Jewish and one low-church ProtestantI can say that my own spirituality has been profoundly deepened and enriched by the perspective that these two God-fearing and spiritually mature people offered me, and by my participation in the observances of their traditions. As Joanna said, marriage takes some work no matter what, but being married to your best friend, and listening to the spirit brings great blessings. You really don't know how great you have it. If a direct contact is simply not possible given the residency schedule, then how about a bedtime phone call.
It can't be antiMormon. I feel unwanted most of the time but I know he tries to make time. Because I have a husband that is not a member I have a quasi like status in the ward.