If you can, do it now. Make arrangements to send her to your cousins town and let your cousin know she will be visiting. There's this fantasy perpetuated in the religion that if you're good and pure enough, that any man you meet would eventually see the truth and join the church for you. It's like talking to a wall. On her mind, her eternal salvation depends on marrying a worthy priesthood holder. Like it was mentioned above, see how she deals some of the issues now and if she can't handle it, it might be better to find someone else. The church will be in your bedroom, finances, and all your decisions. We started dating again 5 years later and have been in a very serious relationship for the last 1. All these link from LDS. It's also possible that deep down she's like many of us here, and her shelf will break and she'll want out.
Matching caused a lot of drama in our relationship. I am married to an interventional cardiologist. Do some research of your own as well, so that you know a little more about the person you are dating. In our church, women are treated with more respect, and are considered to have a literal free ticket to heaven, simply bu because their female. Well the pieces will all fall into place. I just don't want to jump to conclusions and am trying to prepare myself for a new normal. How Soon to Call after a Date. Invest in your love and keep it strong. That being sais, just be honest. I'm not quite bitter but a tad fed up as have given up family, career, friends and started afresh x 2 again to be left alone at the other side of the planet with two young kids, moving house and setting up home with just 4 suitcases.
I would not have wanted to be dismissed as crazy and unworthy of attention when I was still a member, because it wouldn't have been true. All that matters to her is things are how they are because god wants them that way. If I could I would marry a businessman or a builder which could have earned us a lot more and wouldn't mean we had to move so much. Do you want a home that is focused on the church with all of the blessings there of or a home that is devoid of the blessings of the priesthood, Sundays without your husband at your side at church with your children celebrating in the gospel. You should be fine as long as you stick to the lines you have laid out. And here's an excellent video on the importance of religious freedom. It's unfair to assume that she feels that way without asking her. The first vision is something she taught endlessly as a missionary - same with the Book of Mormon translation. I just pray that we can make it through the next 3 years. As a docs wife we have to deal with all sorts, and prayer has often been my lifeline.
You're walking into a den of crazy, tbm bishop's daughter, I hate to say it but you should really be contemplative about what you're stepping into. If she expresses interest in converting, be prepared to talk about your beliefs, and help her find ways to learn about and follow them. The submariner's wives are in a similar situation. So I knew what I was getting into when I married him though I secretly hoped he would still convert back.