Thanks for adding your experiences. However, for me, there have been some perks too. I do try to send little texts or call when I have time but not as much as he'd like. Stages of a Healthy Relationship. Business of Medicine Navigate the complex business, legal, and ethical arenas towards building and maintaining a successful medical practice. Obviously don't make any commitments further in the relationship because you do not want to be married into an insane orthodox LDS family because it will cause alot of troubles. I'm on mobile and it isn't letting me post the URL. I'm no doctor so what am I supposed to do twiddle my thumbs in our room while he gets back. Be specific every time you ask.
But, you will probably lose. Maybe more convinced than you are. Do not expect anything long term. From her summary, he just did not understand her dilemma at all. She views patriarchy as a quality of God. Things have worked out pretty well with us so far.
I wouldn't purposefully subject my daughters to that BS. I don't think it's going overboard, though, to state one very possible and very likely scenario, and that is that this girl may likely be completely indoctrinated and believing. Married men should not reach out to vulnerable women who buy their story of being lonely bc they are married to a woman who should have been a librarian. Great post and so very true. When he comes home he's so exhausted and just wants to veg out and this leaves me alone again. I think it was Spencer Kimball who counselled that before marriage you should keep your eyes wide open and then after marriage keep your eyes half shut. The church is really good at putting on a happy, wholesome face to show the world, but if you look behind the curtain, you see that it's a despicable cult.
I tell her there's no pressure and we'll just see how things play out. Do what feels right. Your spouse can be involved with anything that does not require a scheduled time. Now that I am trying to MCAT study for at least 2 hours a day the pressure to find time together is really high. The important thing is that you are getting to know one another, not that you are always doing fancy things. She needs to be, and maybe she will get there. Like you I grew up with and taught the standard LDS beliefs about temple marriage, celestial kingdom, etc. It takes an incredible amount of self discipline to first find and then be able to maintain a balance between life and medicine. On the other hand lol handshe may fall into tearing guilt and leave you immediately. He has chosen to become a GP rather than an orthopeadic surgeon because that allows him to be home more.