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. 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.
It had nothing to do with our relationship and so much to do with the pressures and demands of his work. It CAN work, to be frank. Everything we do when we are together seems to be pre-planned and must be executed just so, right down to unexpectedly turning off the lights at And I can relate to the walking on eggshells feeling when they are home.