The best advice I can give is stay true to yourself. She is going on a mission which means she is heavily invested in performing according to the cultural expectations. I feel like I make a lot of sacrifices to see him and try to make it as convenient as possible for him, which means planning ahead and changing my schedule around sometimes. In a few months, he will begin working, and his first few years will be demanding what else is new.
I am a lawyers wife. By that I mean that we ought to consider simply marrying within the faith and in the temple for all the reasons that people have given. What would your relationship look like if you were to marry. All these are reasons to have some serious discussions. Ask her if her parents buy their underwear from a bookstore. Immediateley after we got married I realised things were not going to be as I thought.
But I'm still going to show up, even if it means I lose an hour or two of sleep. Like many Docotors wives, Our husbands have a demanding career. She likely believes that her time as a missionary was preparation for marriage.
But when I am doing homework or studying, he's usually at my side trying to get my attention or laying on me or otherwise whining that I'm not paying enough attention to him. There is the possibility that she will wise up over time, but not likely. Due to their religious teachings, Mormons do not smoke, drink alcohol or caffeinated "hot drinks" coffee or tea or do drugs. I am not sorry I married outside the LDS faith. I agree with Rachel- this is not what I signed up for. He was also born in Russia during the 80s and did not come to the United States until so we sometimes deal with cultural differences as well as religious. Submit a new link. I'm so happy to know another doctor's wife. I do hope I'm able to make the necessary sacrifices to make my marriage work. The long antisocial hours often leave me feeling lonely, and when he is home he is so tired.