We like each other, but I feel like giving up also at times. Is your mind made up and you want justifying support. I do not have the answer в but I keep trying to figure it out. Whatever your leaders have said, consider their counsel, give it the weight it deserves, then counsel with your Heavenly Father about your own situation. I'm really glad to hear a few of you have stories of happy interfaith relationships, or leaving the church together, so there's always a chance. Would she be okay with never being married in the temple. Better than freezing up and avoiding them altogether. I think Bob, the answer can be found in your comment.
Hopefully they have some say in it, but I'm speaking about other churchgoers' expectations here, and probably your wife's. I married outside the church and have no regrets. But he's got to know the aggravation and pain that he likely will face.
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. They were taught that bold sincerity of purpose and a charitable attitude is what makes a man. My husband did his residency in family medicine before work hour restrictions and pulled hour work weeks just like the surgeons.
You guys are looking into this wayyyyyyy too much. If you have children how will they be raised. Full respect and care. That means that we are always changing and growing. But that is a nice gesture, and he will appreciate it. LDSdotOrg is mostly propaganda. I feel I am not appreciated and valued as a wife. How do you feel about that.