How can I be more supportive. I'm sorry you may be hearing a lot of negativity from us. Yet others are really great human beings. Welcome to the future. I am an extrovert too, I do feel lonely when my husband is not around on weekends or holidays or when I fall sick.
I learned, growing up, that very principle, that you HAD to marry a member or your marriage was doomed. No doubt that some will be valiant up on the other side of the veil, but just as sure there will others who will reject salvation because of their high mindedness. I feel as if I am a single parent. I am a military doctor's wife, so in addition to the hideous hours, we have deployments. There is no way she will may you without you going to the temple. Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. Being married and raising a family can be very difficult if the two of you disagree about important issues like religion. So, we decide to take a "break" because there was so much tension and resentment in the relationship. It does kick your butt!. But is it the path that will make you the happiest.
But of course this does not mean that mixed religion children cannot grow up to be LDS stalwarts. After moving in with him it has become painfully obvious I have a lot of personal improvements to make to meet his minimum expectations as a wife and mother. I think that Doctors have to be selfish to a degree. But it is important to be ruthlessly honest with yourself about how you feel about it. Never seen it happen.
I am lucky that I am not yet married to him, hence i have a choice to decide. The woman provides advice and counsel but doesn't preside. She will insist on raising her children in the Mormon church. Keep me posted, please. But I'm glad for all the advice I read on this blog. But equally, does this mean you will have to sanction what you do, say and watch regarding Mormonism.