Its always been I who is being tested for patience,loyalty and trusting and trying to adjust with his unpredictable time schedule. I have been married to a doctor for 29 years now and think I have felt or experienced many of the worries expressed. Interfaith marriage is but one variety of the learning experience. The day could come where she has to decide between her relationship with you and her church. Once when I saw how hurt my children had become due to his lack of interaction with them. Eventually it turned into a sour argument. Edit - I just read through some of your other comments. The only thing I can say is good luck to all. It is almost impossible for me to hold my tears back. I know I am a strong person but it really does suck sometimes.
It would be foolish to acquiesce a Mormon girl to drink coffee. We lived about miles apart for the first 2 years. Whether you like it or not, you are both married to medicine. I was so incredibly supportive of him and his career. Her beliefs are innocous but ultimately a death sentence for this relationship. Thought the girl and I had a future, and we did, just not with each other I'll bet there are hundreds of boyfriend converts out there. I'm not a doctors wife - im a doctors GF - but I expect that to change soon. The Book of Abraham one admits it's not a translation. Once last piece of advice to you girls who are "dating" or "engaged to" a doc: Don't confuse "dating" and "engaged to" with "married to" - get the ring on your finger and seal the deal. You don't want a divorce because it will hurt the kids - they love him and think he's the greatest.
They must refrain not only from sex, but also passionate kissing or similar physical contact, or any act that arouses such feelings. It's hard right now because he's on a general surgery rotation so his hours suck and I never see him. I can honestly say I wish he stayed were he was it has been a long road. I really don't know how will I cope up with every matter without him by my side in this new road ahead of me. Mormons love to have fun, but they prefer keeping it clean, respectful, and something that everyone can enjoy. We see each other about once every ten days, or times a week at most when his schedule is lighter. If she is full on Mormon, this relationship will go one of two ways: You will convert and change your entire lifestyle and personality to conform with her expectations never to deconvert or you will face severe penalitesor you will break up because you won't convert and change everything about yourself. The divorce factor may allow some women to experience single-faith marriage at some point as some Mormon men marry multiple Mormon women over the course of their lifetimes, but the overall point stands: The only options for these women involve seeking a partner outside of the church, or a lifetime of celibacy. She found the perfect Mormon guy, they were married in the temple. If i want to go for a walk, he has to prepare for it.
I'm engaged to a med student we met in undergrad 2 years ago and I've watched him go from playful college kid to serious med student. I even had three kids in with me during a impromptu vaginal examination when I was preggo with my fourth. JS married a girl her age when he was 37, after having told her that he had been threatened by an angel with a flaming sword and promising her entire family salvation if she consentedI decided to read the ces letter.
It's satire, but this is all stuff you may hear at Thanksgiving dinner.