All I can say is, "WOW". Or get them met elsewhere. It works, though, because I know that his beliefs have great worth. I simply do NOT believe he and I will not be together after we die. While a part of me is sad about not having a temple marriage and getting sealed together I have hope that this could change while we are on this earth and I have faith in an ever-loving Father in Heaven who is kind and just and will be able to provide a way for my family to live together in the eternities. Attacking other posters is not allowed, but this forum recognizes the difference between a belief and the person holding to that belief.
Mixed races, however, are NOT tied into opposing beliefs and mixed races don't try to "convert" each other. I am 27, LDS, and 5 days away from marrying my own amazing non-Mormon man. Would I like to have him by my side. There's a ton of crazy in what we were taught all our lives. When you are disappointed that he is called into the hospital, focus on what he is providing for someone in need.
It is fundamental that we focus foremost on developing ourselves as suitably strong men. Follow the footnotes and you start to find the lies. And as many posters stated, it is something that needs to be seriously discussed with your potential partner. When my nephews started looking at porn on computers everybody blamed me when it wasn't me. Mormons love to have fun, but they prefer keeping it clean, respectful, and something that everyone can enjoy. Even without temple covenants marriage is a noble and worthy institution. LDS theology heavily promotes the idea that marriage and family are an important source of happiness in this life, not just the next. 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. And on the other hand the thought of having to go through these residency years ahead haunts me. Dress nicely, as the girl will appreciate the effort put into looking good for her, and encourage her to do the same.
My experience has been that personal similarities and differences are a bigger element than cultural differences. Everyone seems to be supporting the idea that he is just too busy, but the truth is we over the internet can't judge his intent. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer. We got married two years ago. She's already past her prime in the Mormon dating market. Look for girls in your singles ward. I am sure you can all guess how this ends As his moving date was approaching, he was spending more and more time with his friends and less and less time with me.