Even if you are looking towards marriage, it can be better to hold off on more serious activities until a couple of dates to make sure you both feel the relationship is moving in the right direction. He believes in God, but also believes that God is everywhere, and therefore does not need to be worshipped in a specific place of worship with specific prayers. This man basically tells you in a simple way within 6 minutes.
When he's not at work, he's busy preparing or at conferences or studying, basically non existent. My parents, siblings and grandparents are all active members; as am I. Ive realized for the most part they are just too proudful and do not treat women very get. Like Suha, I have also been married almost 28 years and have done pretty much everything myself for so, so long. There are all kinds of Mormons, and we as exmormons should know better than to stereotype our former selves. My husband, regardless of religious affiliation, is a beloved son of our Heavenly Father who is very much worthy of my love, affection and dedication. But wait a minute.
I'm in the exact same pulling-out-my-hair situation that you are. You don't have to believe them yourself, but you need that respect in thought as well as action, and you need to frame this as your own journey because you can only change yourself. We went from having sex several times a day on the weekends, to once a week. Somewhere down the road, you will find another girl who will be a much better match for you. While it's true that Mormons are not one-dimensional and completely predictable, the odds of a successful relationship, given the OP's description of his girlfriend, are slim. In regards to my current situation, I feel like a lot of the time he doesn't understand that things like MCAT's and studying undergrad or med school come first. It MAY be true that a year in, her shelf will crack and she'll leave with him. He will have to be okay with being thought not good enough to help in circumstances in which you believe that priesthood power is needed. Don't let her try to bring in the missionaries to explain; remind her that she is an RM and knows all they do and probably much more.
Please start another thread and continue the conversation. Will people have feelings about your interfaith marriage. It's a tricky business, but oh so worth it for the one you love. You are a good person and she can see that. Make sure the girl you like is already 16 years old. I wouldn't purposefully subject my daughters to that BS. He may never come out and say it, but if you mention marriage outside of the church and he's OK with it, you have a slight chance of being happily married to her and not being mormon. We both love eachother and I support him as he supports me while im in school as well.