Their job is HARD. It's alot to understand if not raised and taught in it specifically. For girls, being the right age for marriage usually means graduating high school, if not later. The church is very important to her. You should not be trying to be exclusive with one person, so go on dates with as many people as you can. If a direct contact is simply not possible given the residency schedule, then how about a bedtime phone call. Did things right and got married. And how little some men understand the value of a well-dusted baseboard. Part of the reason I created it is because my friends find it hard to understand. But I love him so much.
It gives people a sense of purpose, while pressuring them to be 'good' by their book. I would probably suggest that you cut your losses now. Signs of Male Attraction: Reading a Man's Body Language. NeverMo in CA Date: NeverMo in CA Wrote: I've read many of the stories here and I know the religion is toxic. I'd just like to add that unless you're happy being with her as a full believing Mormon, don't stick around in the hopes that she'll de-convert. We started dating the summer before medical shool. Mine was in California, back in the 70s.
Their values and the values of popular western culture are wildly disparate, which can be tough for them to navigate early in life. If you can genuinely deconvert her then cool. It's easy to be blind to deal-breaking faults when you are young and in love. She suggested instead watching something that was produced by the church itself. I'm pointing this out because I don't know her and couldn't tell you what to expect. Marriage is meant to be eternal. My advice would be to become as familiar as possible with her schedule, and then plan activities that will allow you both to get to know each other better, avoid movies. I feel sorry for you, not because your husbands are working so hard but because you gave up your own lives. In the meantime, she will probably view you as being less than a Mormon man who is a faithful priesthood holder. It is highly likely that she will pressure you to convert, and if you resist, she may resent you for being the barrier to her being sealed to her children.
My doctor husband also has a daughter from a previous marriage who he travels to see every other weekend. On your own dime. Weirdly, one of the best sexes I ever had was with a lesbian who felt remorse and as though she had betrayed her fellow lesbians. I would never change my decision to marry him. I suggest to run as it will not get better. Would she be okay spending a Sunday to an atheist space with you. Earlier I mentioned "Even if the church believes a bunch of crazy nonsense, and she believes it too, I still really like her and would like to see whether we can have some good intellectual conversations about this stuff. There is still a chance you can work out your differences, but it will require major concessions on both sides. My wife chose me, but most people aren't so lucky. I know, I know, this is the last thing you want to hear.