I am not a doctor's wife so I won't say I understand, but I will give you a virtual hug. My parents, siblings and grandparents are all active members; as am I. Sorry ladies, but that's just doesn't cut it for me. It has just made me realize that these formulas a lot of us Mormons learn growing up about how to have a happy marriage are, well, crap. I have two babies, 3 months and 3 years old and I believe they probably think my dr husband is an uncle or a distance relative bc their daddy was away for fellowship for over a yr and now away bc of his job.
Willl he build resentment at the struggle to get him to change whether real or imagined. It time with him I value most. Just talk to her honestly, and if you have to, use the old wonder of logic. Part of me wants to say Yes!!. Either you are just fun for now or she wants to change you. Play with fire if you don't fear getting burned. As you can see Also, the fact that she served a mission is evidence of her dedication to the religion.
Edited 1 time s. Well the pieces will all fall into place. Not one little bit. It's the sort of super dismissive "all women are the same" attitude that I learned in church and left to get away from.
It MAY be true that a year in, her shelf will crack and she'll leave with him. Married to a Surgeon as well. Mormons are also taught "Families can be together forever. Ask her right out if she is at all interested in leaving TSCC. Though, not everyone is looking for a free lunch out of a marriage. For men, this will likely come after completing your mission trip, so in your early 20s at the earliest. As I started to date and fall in love with my husband, almost everyone I knew was against it. Mormon theology is peculiar, yes, but the media frequently takes things out of context and misrepresents the religion. Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life.