Really have to walk in someone's shoes to understand. They are just really convinced they are right. Cool Nicknames for Guys.
It is how she is programmed and it is a fundamental tenant of the religion. The reality is that while God gave us a gospel of love and stands always ready to give us a helping hand, his mercy will not rob his justice. She will likely want you to convert to fix the family. So there's THAT to look forward to. There is a lot about Mormonism I am still struggling to understand, but I am reading faith-based memoirs and studying up on Mormonism as well as other religions but the relevance here is on Mormonism. We are trying to work together to live together in 3 years but since we are homosexuals and in an arabic country its kinda hard to try to live here so we have to wait for her to graduate to get out of here.
I'm pointing this out because I don't know her and couldn't tell you what to expect. Again, reading your blog definitely opened up my eyes to many things I was totally oblivious to. We have been together for over ten years, but only married for 6 months. I also remember my father a stake president telling me the night before I got married that every single couple he had counseled through marriage struggles were not reading their scriptures or praying together every night. I adore the show New Normal and one of my favorite episodes is when Bryan decides to go back to church and the Father is so cool with him. You will join the church. Be open-minded; accept that different people have different beliefs, and that they do not always have to match with yours. She sacrificed two years of her life to convert people to the religion. I make significantly more money than he does as a resident, but I know that my job is secondary. Ultimately we broke up.
Love does a lot. I would advise you to try to be as understanding as you can of her point of view, because having you world view shattered is very difficult and can take a long time to recover from. Having married over the course of my life not one but two wonderful non-Mormon men one Jewish and one low-church ProtestantI can say that my own spirituality has been profoundly deepened and enriched by the perspective that these two God-fearing and spiritually mature people offered me, and by my participation in the observances of their traditions.