Yes, because that is generally what is best. Right now, my husband is in his third and final year of an extremely draining and stressful fellowship. RB Ruth Barb May I'm an active Mormon girl. Controlling Behavior in Relationships. Please realize I know how the church works, was extremely active and raised good kids. I know from my own experience that God has the answers and that He speaks to those individuals who humbly seek Him. Work out as many as you can before marriage happens. Mormon children are advised, in their religion, to refrain from dating until they are at least 16 years of age. This is my own personal opinion. This post and the comments are an eye opener.
Masculine attributes attract healthy, beautiful women, no matter where they come from. You can't provide that for her so your marriage will be defective from the outset. We feel good about our choices, but know it might not be the right path for everyone. Some of my family approves of my marriage and some does not. I've already approached him like a million times to ask why he has been distant with me but now I'm realising it's his work load but he doesn't want to admit it's a lot for him. A grandpa sense of humor and occasional clever line from an old movie go a long way. There is no such thing as a perfect Mormon family- regardless of whether the parents are sealed or not. But it is important to be ruthlessly honest with yourself about how you feel about it. The big one is that under Mormon theology both of you must be believing, fully active members to live together in the afterlife. Good luck and best wishes as you head back out into the dating pool.
It may not seem like a big deal now, but eventually it will probably surface that at best, the church impacts and influences her behavior in almost every area, at worst, it dictates it. I understand your internal conflict completely and my heart goes out to you. That said, I would be fully aware that Mormonism is going to compel even the best of them to do some truly horrendous stuff at times. I am a 47 yr old Mom of a 4 yr old child with special needs who is completely alone to care for my child a good part of the time.
Play with fire if you don't fear getting burned. All's well that ends well A guy named, "Lovable Luciferian" is dating a Mormon Chick. You should ask Him what you should do, as no one else can see the end from the beginning and no one else has perfect love for you and for your potential husband. Drinkers tend to rely on drink before they can have fun. You guys are looking into this wayyyyyyy too much. And some will do that. I tried to make the marriage work but we were at two different emotional places in our lifes. God loves every last one of us, regardless of religious affiliation. I really hadn't considered a lot of the points people have brought up. At that point, I would have gotten half of everything we own.