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And as much as I love my boyfriend with my whole heart, I can see now that sadly maybe I might have to reconsider a life married to him. When I was 19, my boyfriend considered himself an atheist. I have been married to a doctor for 29 years now and think I have felt or experienced many of the worries expressed. Hopefully she could realize if she was born into one of these cults that also distrust apostates she probably wouldn't see through them either. I'm dating a Mormon girl right now but we both understand that it is most likely isn't going to last long. OP, I'm not a med student, just a plain old grad student. All of my siblings who married in the church 1 discussed getting married on the first date 2 were engaged within two months, and 3 were married within six months. 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. I only know him as the most loving, caring, and sincere man I have ever met.
She's told me the church is one of the most important things to her, but from what I've researched already there's no way I would subject my future children to this culture. Global Resource for Healthcare Professionals. Having said that, I believe strongly that it takes a special individual who can remain active in the church and have a non-traditional marriage. Unless you have those same understandings, I'm sad to say the relationship is almost certainly doomed. I've luckily broken down my GF's defenses about the church a little bit.