All of my siblings who married in the church 1 discussed getting married on the first date 2 were engaged within two months, and 3 were married within six months. He totally blew me off and said "blah blah blah" and it was so early in our relationship that I was taken aback and didn't push the issue then and there. As a non-Mormon male widower Catholic contemplating marrying a devout temple recommended widow, I thank you all for the wonderful blog. So that's something I can't say is good or bad.
Keep yourself busy and do what you would normally be doing besides sitting around waiting for a guy to call. Hell we haven't even gone in a date yet. It is very painful, considering that we have an 8-year old son. I am an extrovert too, I do feel lonely when my husband is not around on weekends or holidays or when I fall sick. They will teach the boys that masturbation is evil, which will cause most boys to lie about it and feel deep shame and guilt.
Nothing less will do. Honestly, the thing that makes me the craziest is the missionaries. She has encouraged me to read LDS. Affection will come and go based on our attitudes, and will not carry through the rough spots в married in the Church or outside. And that fairly constant theme has some deep implications your girlfriend will have to face. I"am a man married to a female doctor with two daughters one is five years of age the other two and a half. You will have to convert and betray your ideals to keep the relationship alive. She's likely openly telling her family that it's okay he's not Mormon because she's going to get him baptized.
Marriage offers a chance to develop generosity of spirit and a willingness to be improved by the one we love, no matter what faith tradition he or she may claim. Vh65, your marriage is a black swan. And you know what. Things I have and continue to think about. It also means that you have to give her something particular to do. Don't expect a traditional marriage I am sorry for your story. It does not come from common religion or personality or even values; it only comes through mutual self transcendence. About ten years ago, I realized I needed to quit qualifying my excellent husband who is a better man than many Mormon men I knowI realized I needed to raise my kids to think of him as completely equal to the men they knew at church. And for mormons, the goal is always a temple marriage and a marriage for the eternities.