Because what are Mormons about. Do what feels right. I definitely don't want to lead her on. Take your date to a club with loud music and an open bar, or an R-rated or violent movie, and the prospects of it going well are daunting. While we have a good marriage but he has no idea how lonely I am for my him. Thank you so much, L.
I say, Follow your heart. My ex-boyfriend and I dated for four and a half years and recently broke up. Also, I'm sorry that things didn't work out for you with that guy: I'm sure you will meet someone else that's just as wonderful but treats you better if you haven't yet. Well, sometimes they cant. As far as as race and the priesthood, Mormons still believe the priesthood ban was divinely inspired. She will try to convert you. It's not that she doesn't believe you right now, but it is a bone she will never drop.
Listen, you are in a bad situation and it just has not come to a head yet. I find that having zero expectations, single parenting and having my own life makes our marriage work well. They could fill a book, the stories I could tell. He is studying to get into a residency program and I struggle to get his time. Thanks for pointing this stuff out. I learned to read by reading the Book of Mormon. Let them see the good in you, and believe that their son or daughter has found a good match. And your future kids will be taught that you are the reason they don't have an "eternal" family. But you are setting yourself up to leave the Church more easily, and even if you agree the children will be raised Mormon, your kids will likely not continue to participate in the Church as adults.
Mine was in California, back in the 70s. I don't think so. People respect him more and belittle him less He seems just a little bit happier - which makes a difference at home. Needless to say, my life is a little bit crazy.