Should I marry him. If you want to date a Mormon guy or girl, then the best way to meet singles is by visiting the Church. That is a goal worth fighting for. But the issue of marrying a non-member raises two fundamental problems: That idea seems so contrary to the nature of God.
I have believed in for better for worse but I cant do it any longer. Sorry man, but if I knew what I know now I would have cut my losses. I hate to say it, but I don't see this ending well. Pickings are slim at church. I'm worried this nightmare journey has destroyed my sense of self and confidence. We are very blessed. When he is doing these things, he gets really upset with me if I try to talk to him because he's busy.
She doesn't want to marry you. I get to spend my life with someone who was not raised on fear and guilt and strict gender roles. Until you can believe someone else's beliefs are reasonable, you will not be able to treat them with the respect they deserve. While you will be of the right age to date, the Church discourages you from trying to date someone while on your mission trip. It is always a nice idea to plan for your date in advance. He ended up cheating with one of the nurses and his wife left him. Its really much harder than what I thought.
I was off travelling the world when I met and fell madly in love with a deployed Marine. Mormonism, like many extreme religions, often stunts the growth of its members. The fact that you bring your query to Joanna Brooks rather than church authorities reveals much. I learned how truly very Mormon I really am, to the deepest part of my soul. This is normal for residents. He is toning down his opinions and ocd ways a little, to be fair to him, I try to ignore the strong opinions, and him rearranging things.