Please girls advice me because this is already really overwhelming. I'll give him a chance to fix it by talking to him about it, but the more that I think about how he has treated me the more I just feel ready to check out of the whole situation. It is crucial to recognize that Mormonism has elements of belief, practice, and custom that work to make interfaith marriages especially difficult and inconvenient for both spouses. Please start another thread and continue the conversation. I'm on mobile and it isn't letting me post the URL.
Intimacy is pretty much gone. This is especially true when you are around others. My husband is more relaxed now - even with 14 hour days - and yes, I am starting to feel like he is "coming back". Additionally, you need to take stock of your beliefs and acknowledge they may change overtime. He did however, have the night shift and then had research to do today.
I intend to spend some quality time in the temple, with my bishop, and with close family and friends as I think and pray my way through this decision, but I would also value your insights into this. There's a reason so many Utahns are on anti depressants and anti anxiety meds. I love my former Mormon friends and family, but a relationship requires devotion and trust and understanding. My kids are now 14, 12 and When they were younger it was so hard to be alone and take care of them. Those were difficult both in terms of terminology and in understanding what was going on medically. And of course we have been taughtвby Brigham Young, at leastвthat even when Christ comes during the Millenium there will be those who will not accept him as their Savior even if they accept him as the leader of the world. In some cases you can just simply live together with differing religions. After my divorce I dated Mormon men в disastrous.
But the lies sting some people. In fact, you likely will meet a few. I hope it all works out for you. It's not impossible, just painful and unlikely. Each time, I start to make friends and have to leave them and move. I also think that if marriage outside the covenant is a sin, it is not so grave as to be unforgivable. Marriage to the right person is wonderful. There is no freedom to think, no freedom to speak your mind, and no freedom to do anything that 'the brethren' say not to. Her church is more important to her than you are ever will beplain and simple.