Also, love how you describe how God has our backs and we can actually act on the notion of things hoped for that are not seen instead of the quaint pseudo idea that all things are known in advance, step by step, and lead to mortal and eternal bliss. But she probably is more in love with the idea of you, than with you. Ask questions, try to find out as much as you can. I guess I was just hoping there was way for it to work. The bottom line is that you are setting yourself up for difficult times ahead. Anyways, good luck, I hope it works out. I don't want to advocate manipulation but asking questions concerning Joseph's dishonesty about polygamy to his first wife and his marriage of other men's wives and marriage of a 14 year old may prove more fruitful than just saying wow polygamy is messed up. If you are willing to understand and accept these, whether or not you are a Mormon, you can have a fun time dating Mormon girls. I was recently married to my husband in the Twin Falls, Idaho temple for time and all eternity. Although it may indeed be a good idea to get out of this one, we all need to keep in mind that the situation is more complex than that.
Odds are majorly against this dude. The fact that you bring your query to Joanna Brooks rather than church authorities reveals much. That settles it for me. First and most importantly, I see major trust issues in your future if you both think the other is brainwashed. These exclusions, dictated by doctrine, hold the potential to create wedges between you, both immediately, and in the long term. What is it like to become a doctor in your country. I know my husband appreciates me looking into it because he knows I am doing it to gain an understanding into the culture he was raised in.
IE в the comment about not having a husband to give priesthood blessings, etc. I hope he wised up. I sacrificed my career not in medicine but I have advanced degrees in my profession because I felt so lucky to be able to be at home raising my two wonderful sons. I hope you can make this work out. If she was anything like me, that idea is probably foreign, radical, confusing, interesting, and inspiring to her. My job starts soon and in January I get started on my masters degree at a new school. She is a returned missionary, and won't Marry you if you want to stay atheist. Joanna mentioned that our theology is rich with opportunities for second chances. During "Netflix and chill" the other night, I noticed there was a documentary about mormons. We have all felt it and our house seems absolutely different.
So I feel like we have to wait yet another year just for the daunting part of it to start. The extent of other physical activity depends on what you both want from the relationship, though in general the Mormon Church frowns on sexual contact even beyond intercourse. Keep the relationship casual. And depending on his views of the Sabbath, you will probably get the tug of war on Sundays. We'll discuss further after the holiday and see where we end up.