My wife chose me, but most people aren't so lucky. At the risk of overloading this post, I'm going to copy and paste here, a Reddit comment that I made in this exmo sub the other day. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. I don't want to make a mistake by leaving everything I have going on for me for him.
For any woman who does not want to sacrifice her career goals…. We'll see how long till last I have my business degree and work in a male Dominated environment so I have choices. God loves every last one of us, regardless of religious affiliation. But, as soon as the marriage happened, the Mormon spouse goes full on Orthodox and expects the non Mormon to comply. I say, Follow your heart. I'm really glad to hear a few of you have stories of happy interfaith relationships, or leaving the church together, so there's always a chance. I love talking religion with him and I have never pressured him to change his habits or anything else about him. I was spiritually prepared to receive the answer that I sought.
Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. Make sure you are According to the teachings of the Church, Mormon youth should not date before the age of This is more of a custom than a hard rule, but it is a good standard to follow, as you will probably not be mature enough to effectively handle that kind of personal relationship before then. Should either of you sisters raise your children and wonder what faith will they choose. Accompany them and support them for as long as you can and then remind them why you joined together. A lot of advice I get from others is that you need to build up hobbies and activities of your own so that I am not just waiting for him to give attention and have time for me. Trust me, though--you will. Learn from Experienced Professionals. I wouldn't just give up, but be wary. Will people have feelings about your interfaith marriage.
After med school, after residency, after setting up a practice. They could fill a book, the stories I could tell. And your future kids will be taught that you are the reason they don't have an "eternal" family. She's such a martyr and a great person for doing this. 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. The decisions we have made in how to raise our kids have been our decisions alone. I believe strongly that I was meant to marry my spouse. Submit a new link. Only the racist comments about why it was enacted have been disavowed. And to be fair, he always does contact me to see each other eventually So while some of his behavior makes me question stuff, other times I feel like this is just a phase due to his residency and maybe this is worth hanging on for down the road.