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. Top Posts Do Mormons believe people can become gods. It also means that you have to give her something particular to do. Learn more about the LDS Church. Todd Christofferson and the Watergate Scandal Mar 30, 0. Now if your faith is not so strong to begin with, this perhaps is no big deal. I hate to be so undiplomatic, but it will always create friction in your life to have this level of religious difference.
I have many friends and members of my family who married within the church and later divorced. Consider yourself above many things. I had many extremely hurtful things said to me, along with an intervention hosted by my married-in-the-temple-and-divorced grandmother. They are at the service of others at the expense of their family. I'm surprised this thread is still getting replies. My ex called me, I was so surprised, I answered the call and all he said was that he was so sorry for everything that happened, that he wanted me to return to him, that he loves me so much.
I constantly have to reprioritize my kid, work, other activities. In many ways, she was everything that I ever wanted in a spouse, but in other ways she was not what I ever expected. The pressure is mounting for Mormon women to cave in to Western degeneracy, and men are at a loss for what to do about it. As a man who married a non-Mormon woman, my story has a slightly different view point, but it comes down to essentially the same principles. When I was 19, my boyfriend considered himself an atheist. The two of you can get married in the temple and live together forever for eternity.
You would be her back up plan in case she can't find a guy who is a returned missionary, preferably from a prominent LDS family. I am married to an amazing man and physician who cried when he told our 6 year old that he had to cancel on her classroom visit for the second time because he got called into work on his day off, again. The important thing is whether or not your spouse will support you in your endevours to live your religion. To just see ourselves as support to our husband's "noble" ambitions. Ask Mormon Girl is the blog of author Joanna Brooks. Almost everything is complicated. My husband is a medical oncologist who deals primarily with ovarian cancer. I had tears in my eyes and goosebumps while reading it.