Yes, talk talk talk about everything yoiu can think of, but beyond that I would suggest pre-marital counseling from people knowledgeable in each tradition at play this will probably take two different counselors, who might be faith-based. Already answered Not a question Bad question Other. The pressure is mounting for Mormon women to cave in to Western degeneracy, and men are at a loss for what to do about it. Sorry, you can't reply to this topic. Although there are no strict rules as to who should do the asking, the Mormons are very conservative and in general, they expect guys to do the asking. Make sure she is Even after that, the Church discourages them from entering serious relationships before they are considering marriage. He will not be permitted to bless the child in front of the ward, for instance, so you will have to choose to forego that ritual or find someone else to stand in for the father, which he may not be comfortable with.
There are so many potential problems they would fill a book. We'll discuss further after the holiday and see where we end up. Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom. I have been happily married to a non-mormon for 20 years. If you go yourself, you'll see - those people are good people.
I also studied his advice for approaching and dating women. If you were the one who did the asking, it is simply chivalrous and gentlemanly for you to pay for dinner, the movie, or whatever else you do. The fact that she's planning to go on a mission should help. That is a hard truth. Interestingly, my parents felt the same way about him. And once you are done with those, ask about social issues and where she stands. You can't force her to change, nor should you if you could. That is the million dollar question.
However, you might be lucky to not have the experience I did. I have been married to a doctor for 25 years. Your attempts at being funny or lightening the mood may backfire, and your date may be put off. As Joanne mentioned, should you marry interfaith, you will have lots of help from fellow ward members on converting your spouse. She will want her kids blessed, baptized, taking temple trips to baptize for the dead, hold the priesthood, a bishop will ask you sons and daughters if they masterbate and punish them if they do, etc. God told me to marry my husband. If you are a believer and are willing to go, then well and good. I let people assume what they will. I have a tendency to be overly sensative emotionally and the trauma of being forced to choose between someone I love and want to spend the rest of my with and Eternal Mormon Celestial Salvation caused me extensive emotional damage that I have struggled with ever since.