These were some tips to keep in mind when dating a Mormon guy or girl. I will definitely take your advice and talk with him about my concerns I truely love him and want us to see eye to eye about certain issues since we are working towards being in this for the long run. Another simple and doable option is to go online; there are many LDS dating sites where you can sign up and meet new and interesting people. They must refrain not only from sex, but also passionate kissing or similar physical contact, or any act that arouses such feelings. They seriously have movies about it. And yes, some people are unbelievably stupid about it. His job prevents you much access to him.
He said that if there is an exception, it is for the individual to obtain through the spirit. He had a nervous breakdown- panic attack by 10am. I miss my husband dearly. And of course, everyone has a different experience. But please also know that the people who love you are hoping you make the right decision because they want you to be happy. 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. We tried discussing his list a few times, but it only ended in arguments. By those standards, I was a failure, my husband wasn't "good enough" - and my daughter had ambitious real goals that required a lot of time and effort. And there is NO taking them off to wear a sleeveless shirt, cute sun dress or regular, girl-length shorts in the summer.
If you try to deconvert her I suggest indirectly at first. We are indeed in two different places. If you are dating a Mormon man or woman, be genuinely interested in their religion. I just pray daily that no matter what we end up doing we are 30 min or less away from each other.
This always seemed terribly wrong to me. I do not understand what makes these nurses think that they have a place in his life. We might not always like the way some priesthood holders act, but to disparage the priesthood is not being responsible. And yet when retirement comes up in the conversation, its a definite "not while I have the skills "- 75 maybe.