That contributes to status in her culture. I look at my single male doctor colleagues and some of them are sweet and honestly looking for a connection. Hence the suspicious quotes around "adequately. And occasionally I have queried the wisdom of that choice. I hear you, I need my down time to decompress and watch stuff on the Internet, haha. For whatever reason, none of them ever seemed that interested in me I freely admit this could have been cluelessness on my partand so never turned serious. The struggle is real. I believe when you die, you die, and you live on in memories and hearts. They want a man who has navigated the stormy seas of the world, who has just a little bit of history, and has overcome the degenerate worldly culture, a man who has discovered for himself where peace and happiness lie. Same goes for holidays-flip a coin.
Or should I just run and avoid a lifetime of heartbreak. He is truly my soulmate and I shudder to think that if I had not chosen to marry outside of the church, I would not have had this life with him. He was also born in Russia during the 80s and did not come to the United States until so we sometimes deal with cultural differences as well as religious. Sorry you had to go through this, but it's for the best if she's about to leave on a mission.
That's just too high a price to pay. I can honestly say it has been the worst decision of my life. That was hard on my relationship and I had to give up on my dream of being a computer programmer.
I wouldn't wish this shit on my enemy. Not being an RM, they weren't really interested in me. No complaints whatsoever though GF or BF and spouses of physicians quickly understand that medicine isn't a profession Many times you will be second. It is how she is programmed and it is a fundamental tenant of the religion.