The thing I worry about is the reason that we are together is that I don't want to build my own life. You can consider some positive activities and allow you to communicate and learn from each other. Then you might want to talk about all the things her church requires. There are many great and wonderful people in the church, and the real evil about the church is that it harms those great and wonderful people. If I just assume he won't be home to eat dinner with us, it's a happy surprise when he is.
Read our FAQ s. A lot of advice I get from others is that you need to build up hobbies and activities of your own so that I am not just waiting for him to give attention and have time for me. It CAN work, to be frank. I'm encouraged that this blog gives many of you hope. Affection will come and go based on our attitudes, and will not carry through the rough spots в married in the Church or outside.
I also have an MPH degree, and am currently working and trying to support us while he's in school. He will have to be okay with being thought not good enough to help in circumstances in which you believe that priesthood power is needed. I can honestly say we have grown apart thru the years. We lived about miles apart for the first 2 years. These are also only the American statistics.
Please start another thread and continue the conversation. Then, do any of the above morsels of advice matter. Of course we are talking abt kids and marriage all the time.