Being married to a doctor is no walk in the park. I'm pretty disturbed by the level of dismissiveness seen in many of the comments here. Be a good influence. Rawkcuf, maybe your comment is like your name and intended backwards, but what do you mean by differences between races. That will most likely be the deal breaker for her. But the idea of marrying my husband felt right from almost the get-go and, my patriarchal blessing made so much more sense. Have those candid conversations with HIM, ponder, and listen closely for the guidance of the Holy Ghost. But daughter and I agreed that this teaching was unhealthy. It's not impossible, just painful and unlikely. Learning from a young age that any religion will do means that your children almost certainly will ultimately believe that any religion will do.
I have been married to a doctor for 29 years now and think I have felt or experienced many of the worries expressed. I went in thinking "oh, we can definitely do this. A few years, maybe. She will not marry you until you convert to mormonism whole cloth. It all depends on the girl. I thought she would grow out of it. 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. Unfortunately, this has led to a culture of Mormon girls who are absolutely obsessed with Disney and even as adults dream of being Disney princesses. I know that sounds cold but if you train under stress for that many years and become a member of a masochistic not the sexual context fraternity like that of surgical residents, then you more easily shut out anything that might break down those walls. However, I believe there are rules set, and we receive certain blessings when we obey said rules.
Make sure the girl you like is already 16 years old. Read our Exit Stories from Mormonism. She likely hasn't had many long-term relationships and has no idea what dynamics are involved in one. If she is still Mormon and you are not, she will always secretly hope that you convert, just like you will always secretly hope she leaves the church. Facebook Email Twitter Print. The Book of Abraham one admits it's not a translation. I love this post and this perspective. Many others have asked the same question in the past so you may want to find those and read the responses there. December 18, Please tell me you're not in NC, dagny. Do you have any knowlege of the bible.
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. I've told him multiple times that I don't care how much money he'll make, but one of his big things is that he wants to provide for me and his family in the future, with that being one of his main motivators.
You will get to mingle with a lot of new people, and who knows, maybe you will also find the guy or girl of your dreams there. I would love to someday find myself sitting in the pew with you, sharing this amazing journey.