Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. Ask questions, try to find out as much as you can. I have always been more driven by my interest in a career and pursuing an education. I think it might be worth trying.
I have been married with a doc for 4 years, we have been moving every year due to his fellowship, residency and so on, i have been losing job opportinities and living with no families,friends around due to his career. Basically nothing like reality. Men and women must be willing to accept what they know to be true. Is it naive to think we could raise our children to fully participate in two different faiths. Marriage to the right person is wonderful. I met this girl a while ago and we really hit it off. M a german language trainer and work hard for a living Im very lonely and always feel m just not working hard. I won't want to start the whole process again just because its convenient for my partner. Mormon's view marriages outside the temple to be counterfeit and you can't get into the temple without converting to the religion. I don't think we are going to end up being friends but I'll get over that.
He also hints a lot to settling down with me. Should one belief system or lack of one take priority and why. If we have children, they will be OK to go to your church, but not compelled to do so, and never baptized. I'll keep being me and we'll see what happens. Is he aware that if your children are faithful members of the church they might end of marrying in the temple and he would not be allowed to attend the ceremony. I've a,ready been a single parent once. Her experience may or may not be typical, but it is something to consider.
Be open and talk about your ideals. Honestly I'd let things keep going. Am I resentful - yes!!. Mormonism is fundamental to my religious beliefs and my personal sense of identity, and it is the community that I identify with most strongly. They are not God. And I never found that "good Mormon girl". My new book is called, "Looking For: If he doesn't have time to pursue a relationship, and a medical resident usually doesn't, he shouldn't have done that.