We are best friends, and you will always have time for your best friend. It has been very difficult to reconcile our two expectations, hopes and dreams. I have a tendency to be overly sensative emotionally and the trauma of being forced to choose between someone I love and want to spend the rest of my with and Eternal Mormon Celestial Salvation caused me extensive emotional damage that I have struggled with ever since. To those asking about pre-med boyfriends, mcat, first year, med school boyfriends: You never accomplish half what you set out to do, and taking practice exams is the most anxiety provoking experience. I do nearly all of the parenting fortunately we only have one child -- we both agree that this lifestyle is too demanding for more and find that my husband's crazy hours and the energy drain of the job make me yearn to connect with other wives that relate.
I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference. I've found it extremely difficult particularly as he does not know how to communicate. We're generally very happy when we're together, but like everyone else, it isn't always easy to find the time between his schedule and mine. Either you are just fun for now or she wants to change you. The reality, however, has been far from it, as the small number of wives we do have in the program seem to be busy raising their kids or not really interested in developing these relationships. I told him that this wasn't working for me. I am scared of passing through all this you guys have passed before i even got to this blog i've thought bout it a lot. I can only say that I was that girl, 10 years ago. I think we need to steer far away from medicine….
She encourages me to develop my skills and talents, and provides an example in several of those areas. Things have worked out pretty well with us so far. The issue is that we have really spectacular sex that will often last for hours including foreplay haha, not all PIV, thank God. Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs.
I am hopeful and do feel some healing. I am in the IT field, and so have no medical knowledge at all. Why Mormons don't hate gay people. They are always dressed in decent clothing, and the same is expected of their date. We keep getting more and more wedding invitations to our apt and with each one I feel like my dreams float farther and farther away. You should ask yourself if you want to have input on the way your children are raised.