Me doing everything around the house, running all errands, and working full time doesn't compete with the high stakes work he does and he doesn't understand how hard I am working also because of his job. Also, as Joanna points out, men and women already inhabit a separate culture. After med school, after residency, after setting up a practice. If he is luck to be off call during the weekend, I would sleep most of the weekends away to make up the sleep deprivation. For the official Church websites, please visit LDS. Interesting to read the concerns of so many doctor's wives. They spend so much time together. While my husband is not a doctor he does have a job that requires very odd hours a-typical of the American and works all holidays. At parties, they drink soda and play board games.
If you are dating a Mormon man or woman, be genuinely interested in their religion. She honestly believes that she has the truth, and that if you are exposed to it enough you will recognize that. When my wife and I married, we were very different, but I found all the differences delightful. I can understand his desire to spend time together to reconnect, but right now it really isn't there.
Yes; I suppose if each of us believe the other is brainwashed, there's going to be major problems later on. For reference we're both in our mids. Also not one Nickel will be tithed out of any shared funds. But, on the other hand, maybe being a doctor is so fulfilling that they can cope better with the lack of other activities. He learned that I didn't pick up on ambiguity and that I took it personally when he didn't show consideration for me during the times that it was possible to. I'm so happy I've found your blog. We're giving it to you straight because we hope to help you avoid the heartache many of us have experience due to the harmful teachings of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She probably has not studied the real truths behind Mormonism and thinks her beliefs are the only way to become a God while living eternally with family in the life hereafter.
While the Church allows dating at 16, it discourages serious relationships until you both are older and considering marriage. Raising our children as believers is proving to be very tricky. Rawkcuf, maybe your comment is like your name and intended backwards, but what do you mean by differences between races. I'm still holding on and willing to wait for "Better days" with him after his residency. I think in most situations its either you join or she leaves- either you, or the church. The point is that he should ASK her if this is true for her. There are a million fish in the sea and it makes no sense to choose one with whom you are not religiously compatible. And he likes the idea of us raising our daughter with the values the Mormon church instills on their youth.