To me, life is all about growthвso ask yourselfвwill I grow more staying single and focusing my life on the church, or will I grow more branching out, looking at life from different perspectives, and allowing myself to see options I have not yet considered. It sounds like if we were to have a happy ending, it wouldn't be quite so happy because of how we raise our kids or how the rest of the family would treat me forever We'll discuss it again in more depth now that I have a few specific concerns about what our future together might look like. It's what I agnostic atheist exmo do with my girlfriend reasonable TBM. How is that gonna work. Good to see that I'm not alone. It MAY be true that she will be miserable with him and make him miserable with her.
But you are setting yourself up to leave the Church more easily, and even if you agree the children will be raised Mormon, your kids will likely not continue to participate in the Church as adults. This was the biggest one for me. Do you work Easter, the day after your baby is born, weekends, nights.
It has to do with their character. I got married to a Mormon woman. That is the shit storm on the road ahead of you.
Secondly, if he's still in residency, he has to prevail and give it his all. The extent of other physical activity depends on what you both want from the relationship, though in general the Mormon Church frowns on sexual contact even beyond intercourse. Lots of good hearty healthy food. But it is important to be ruthlessly honest with yourself about how you feel about it.