Because I make myself busy, and I think he would to, with other projects and activities. I haven't ever felt this way about anyone and yea that is a little unnerving in by itself but then add the not texting for several days and not seeing him that often and you cant help but wonder A few of my friends have flat out stopped talking to me because of him. Even though it sounds like she is very Mormon, I feel that this will help her. Mormons have a well-known code of health, called the Word of Wisdom. Want to add to the discussion. It's an issue I just have to live with if I want to be with him, and I do, so I live with it. March 18, Run for the hills. The struggle is real.
She has to decide for herself what she believes, but you can definitely help expose her to new ideas. If you decide to marry this man, you both will find a way to be happy and have a wonderful marriage, not that perfect that we see in the Sundays at Church. RUN like the wind. You should both sit down and have a serious conversation about what you want and what she wants and if you can both deal with the compromise. This girl is also a real person, not a caricature of a cult member, and even if the ultimate result is a breakup, she deserves to be treated with compassion and respect. She is going to dump you. That's a really sad story. Look up all the threads of people who are dealing with their true believing spouses -- the guilt, the silence, the bad communication, the hostage-taking.
Which even the kind ones are. Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home. Love is what we do, not what we feel. She was masterful at hiding the cuts and bruises with clothing. And most of those end up with both people losing their faith or a divorce. When my daughter needs challenged in soccer, I took her everywhere, I studied vocabulary list with them, wrote essay with them, math facts…….
There are many great and wonderful people in the church, and the real evil about the church is that it harms those great and wonderful people. Some other times I admire myself and ask God for help. Listen to the still small voiceв. I have been reading this blog for a while now but this is the first time I have felt I needed to add my two cents in. I believe that there will be a lot more mercy than justice being dished out at the judgment. I'm doing the best I can, I try to travel to visit family but again it would be just me and my son. Go on dates on days other than Sunday. Real love just happens.