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If you and she are sealed in a Mormon temple, your children will be can be sealed to you. Ignore the busy-bodies who want to condemn your significant other. Also don't ask questions that are too intrusive, or those that you would not like to answer yourself. Over the years, it would have felt increasingly burdensome to accommodate practices that seemed to me like superstition. Now I feel sadness for losing out because of fear, and a cult mindset. It does not come from common religion or personality or even values; it only comes through mutual self transcendence. There is the possibility that she will wise up over time, but not likely. Nothing fixed that issue in me as fast as being almost inseparably bound to a woman that pushed back and kicked screaming against the pricks every time I wanted to make some sort of spiritual effort.
I believe rules are to be obeyed. The first key question to as is: If the answer is yes then the relationship sounds like it's doomed. I dated non mormon men. Listen, you are in a bad situation and it just has not come to a head yet. To others making this consideration, I would certainly suggest that you converse with your Father in Heaven about this important choice. You are a good person and she can see that. Ask her on dates. I'm worried this nightmare journey has destroyed my sense of self and confidence. Tell her that you want your relationship with her, and her relationship with your children together to be separate from her religion with her god.