When we pause, we have opportunity to reflect. We get some distance from daily life as we know it, and with it some perspective. COVID provided a pause to our daily lives. Even though we continued with language, albeit less hours than normal, most everything else paused: church activities, school runs, playdates, coffee dates. That pause provided perspective on life and I had many mixed emotions.
Faith…Serving God…Serving People
I want to live closer to my family. I want a cozy home with a warm fire place. I want a job and a degree. I want to travel and see the world.
Are You Willing To Pause If God Asks?
He started to reflect on how he had become accustomed to missing the day to day moments but these were the big ones that were now being pushed behind his work in priorities. Their son grew up to become a temple president. My boyfriend is currently in his third year of medical school. And that my friend, is just a hint of the extent of the brain wash that Mormons experience. For instance, you probably want your children to be baptized into the Mormon faith when they are eight в is your fiancee okay with that. So there's THAT to look forward to. I hope he can do it. Develop Your Own Curriculum.
All around me, I am being asked if I am ready to be a doctor's wife, and do I know what is expected of me. And the nonmember spouse may just put pressure on the member spouse to spend more time with them. If she is full on Mormon, this relationship will go one of two ways: You will convert and change your entire lifestyle and personality to conform with her expectations never to deconvert or you will face severe penalitesor you will break up because you won't convert and change everything about yourself. I was in your same position years ago. My question is, my 30th birthday weekend is coming up and when I mentioned it to him he informed me that an old friend from college's wedding was that weekend and that he wanted to go. This means holding hands while walking around, or even kissing. Such beliefs make the girls confident about being women. Unfortunately I've been sort of seeing a girl who is basically a real deal Mormon. Through this, if you run into unforeseen issues like sold out movies or you cannot get a seat at a restaurant, you will always have a backup plan. Honestly, the bulk of what I did was pretty routine and uninteresting.