Why Mormons don't drink wine or coffee. This is because if your relationship gets serious and you guys get married, then she may have to forgo many of the customs of her religion. With that being said, I have long considered myself just a tad outside super TBM since we watched Game of Thrones, drank energy drinks, and occasionally stayed in my running clothes sans garments to do yard work. Take what you read with a grain of salt. I have a better and fuller relationship with God because my own practice has been supplemented by additional observance. I feel like I have finally found a sisterhood with a few brothers as well of people who know how I feel and what I deal with on a daily basis. The dots are extremely close for every LDS person, its just extremely hard to connect them. Be fruitful and multiply. But there are many people on here who truly devoutly believed in Mormonism and broke free. Some Mormons believe the Telestial Kingdom will be littered with spouses who refused to get baptized.
I appreciate knowing all you have mentioned since it gives me a bit of insight and some real good tips. I have read some of the comment here and would like to share my experience. I am talking to a Surgeon from US, from an equally good college, for a possible marriage. I feel pretty awful about that whole thing. And you are right about people telling you that you are lucky that you married a doctor and should not complain. Plus there's a lot of things we didn't get taught growing up that are slowly coming out through the Internet. I don't want to come off as needy or clingy but I've never dated someone in this profession before. Any advice is greatly appreciated. Today, at my ward sacrament meeting, in the back section of the chapel where I was sitting, all the women except one were Mormon wives in interfaith families.
In regards to my current situation, I feel like a lot of the time he doesn't understand that things like MCAT's and studying undergrad or med school come first. Not one little bit. At best they just try to include you in the community, and at worst you are constantly told that you'll be welcome "when you're ready. You need to disabuse them of this notion. Don't put them through that either.
Most of the time, your boyfriend will be on call or at the hospital whenever you make plans with your friends or family. At least people of different races are aware of those differences, and are on alert to deal with them. A good place to go is to a museum, hiking, or to a park.