He is just very dedicated to his patients. Love does a lot. I've luckily broken down my GF's defenses about the church a little bit. Whatever your leaders have said, consider their counsel, give it the weight it deserves, then counsel with your Heavenly Father about your own situation.
Otherwise you're just denying them eternal salvation in their eyes. Though being with a resident is hard, it can be totally worth it if you're committed to the person and you know that they are committed to you - you just have to realize that commitment will look different coming from them. But there are a lot of women who post here who have flipped from TBM to apostate. It broke my shelf, we left as an entire family, and our marriage is better than ever. If you are an atheist or a non-believer, then let your date know, and politely decline the invitation. The way he wanted to live his life, the family he wanted to have, the wife he dreamt of- matched the type of person I longed for. I can accept her, and she's told me she can accept me The challenging part for me now is the idea of putting my kids through the brainwashing. What about the folks at church. I am the same good faithful woman I always was, just on a different path than I ever expected, one full of insights and blessings I never knew could exist. I have rediscovered what I love about the church but choose not to attend or participate.
If you are a Catholic girl dating a Mormon guy, then it may not be an issue with his parents. When I acquired a personal testimony of the gospel as a teen, and made my own decisions regarding my faith, I felt very alone. As for deciding to marry someone who is not mormon, here is how I made the decision. It's gonna end regardless not trying to be a dick, but that is what is going to happen eventuallyso be smart and cut your losses before it gets harder. This is because they gave up the structure of what made them desirable in the first place. Hopefully she could realize if she was born into one of these cults that also distrust apostates she probably wouldn't see through them either. What a miserable state. I am a lawyers wife.
Anonymous, you are right. If you do manage to break her away from the church, her family will be there to continue sowing doubt. There are other ways. Their thinking is something like this. This blog accommodates some frank admissions about that which is less than wonderful about LDS. Marriage is unbelievably amazing and indescribably painful; I have been at it for 28 years with my soul mate. Mormonism, like many extreme religions, often stunts the growth of its members.