This happened to me, and it took me forever to get out of the cult. If you care about him, you'll be super understanding, maybe take lunch to him or dinner to the hospital A quick kiss and a thank you may be all you will be able to get. I mean, I get where it comes from but it's so ridiculous. He was the best decision I have ever made in my life, hands down. I only know him as the most loving, caring, and sincere man I have ever met. Look, as a shelia, its no different from a bloke. You should take all of the above advice to heart and follow it just in case, so you can make a smooth transition should it ever be necessary. They don't want to accept that someone can understand the doctrine and choose to reject it. Yes, do sever the relationship. They were taught that bold sincerity of purpose and a charitable attitude is what makes a man.
Every new set in our ward looks at him as fresh meat. Of course I have time for my SOs, of course I give of myself to them. Can they keep a job and or clean up after themselves. Give yourself some credit for being attracted to the good side of the Force. From a guy's perspective, I was dating a doctor who was going through her final exams to become a registered specialist. I can honestly say I wish he stayed were he was it has been a long road. Honestly I'd let things keep going.
I've heard way too many stories of people breaking up with amazing people and they end up alone or in a less happy relationship. But now, we embrace our spiritual differences. And their feelings about your marriage are their businessвnot yours.
In areas with lots of single Mormons of dating and marriageable age, the Church has established singles wards. Somehow snow days when everyone else is off, I feel like my husband is the only one working I know there are many but it is very hard. Honestly, you are probably the only person who she has ever known to outwardly label themselves an atheist. The day could come where she has to decide between her relationship with you and her church. I wouldn't end a relationship with her, just as I wouldn't deny someone a job, or refuse to socialize with someone who is a Mormon.