There are many professions that leave the spouse carrying the bulk of every day family life. I've been married to a doctor for 5 years now been together for 11 years and he is in his first year of Anaesthetics. Be gentle with them and yourself. As a non member you can not take her to the celestial kingdom to live with God and get your own worlds to populate with her. And I learned how freeing that is. But now it also comes out that he resents my past negativity and lack of appreciation for his hard work I didn't want to talk about my issues with him because, as many of you have said, my little problems couldn't compete with what he was dealing with at work. I know you got a zillion replies, and I have not read them.
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. Hopefully, it will give a little insight into Mormonism's insidiousness. They even refrain from tea and coffee. Your crush will watch you closely to see how you interact with these little ones. This is something that's very important to her, and it's difficult to be married to someone who doesn't share the same values. I've been married to a cardiologist for 30 years. Want to add to the discussion.
Marrying a non-Mormon is not something you do it is something that happens. You don't have to believe them yourself, but you need that respect in thought as well as action, and you need to frame this as your own journey because you can only change yourself. These are also only the American statistics. He has sacrificed parts of his career as well. And if he meets it's after calling him for the several time. After two years of being together with very few problems, it ended within 30 minutes of having "The Talk" about my future religiosity. You can always expand these into group dates by inviting other couples along, which may make her more comfortable in the early stages of your relationship.
Even without temple covenants marriage is a noble and worthy institution. There are such things as perfect loving families though. The fact that she is dating an atheist non-Mormon shows pretty serious lack of conformity already. I am particularly tied to an area because of family and friends and he was set on selecting a list that was best suited for his career, not me. Even if the church believes a bunch of crazy nonsense, and she believes it too, I still really like her and would like to see whether we can have some good intellectual conversations about this stuff. Make sure she knows the plan, so you both can dress appropriately.