BUT it could easily have gone the other way. I was not moving with him until there was a promise and it would still take me a few months to find a job and relocate. You've all been so helpful. At parties, they drink soda and play board games. Dozens of missionaries have told me that the gender ratios in other countries are far, far worse. I would not have wanted to be dismissed as crazy and unworthy of attention when I was still a member, because it wouldn't have been true. I work in a different industry and have worked away from home my fair share.
I could get a small jigsaw puzzle and send those pieces once a day. Best of luck, and God bless. Or the links, in that first vision one. I think in most situations its either you join or she leaves- either you, or the church. Luckily, this seems to work out. Someday she may really regret everything, and miss you like crazy. Going back in time, it was never encouraged for people to marry outside their faith and this covered most christian religions in the United States. It's unfair to assume that she feels that way without asking her.
I feel as if I am a single parent. There will be sacrifices but I am hopeful. It's in the Mormon DNA. The thing is I didn't want to marry someone who I'd never see or spend time with. Mine was in California, back in the 70s.
The best advice I can give is stay true to yourself. If your date has been an active member of the Church who is following these moral guidelines, then she will not be willing to involve herself in a sexual relationship with you. Plus there's a lot of things we didn't get taught growing up that are slowly coming out through the Internet. Mormon girls are raised to believe their worth is how young they marry and how many kids they have. As for the Mormon cohort he will be exposed to, I have two thoughts: And so far as I could tell, it worked and no one tried to drag her husband into the church. So that's something I can't say is good or bad. But on the main page of exmormon Reddit on the side bar there is a link to a site with links to all the pages on LDS.