God roots for both our teamsвthe hopeful screw-ups and the straights. Your husbands love you, and love that you are able to do what they cannot.
I think you should start by having some very honest conversations. Yes, anyone crazy enough to believe the story of gold plates should be able to rationalize a brown rock.
If you really care and think this is the lifestyle you wanted then go ahead.
Stick around on this sub.
Would you rather give up the prospect of being married in the temple, the assurance of children being raised in the church, and parts of Mormon culture for your boyfriend, or a great man for your beliefs. I read every page of the CES letter, and it's definitely convinced me this entire religion is fabricated, but I'm sure she wouldn't even read it much less consider its points seriously.
That would only encourage her to give up other standards that really are serious and to become like the typical Western degenerate. Get used to it.
That and this recent article https: They are trying to explain how it's ok that the founder used a magic rock to hunt for buried treasure to earn money, and then used that same "seer stone" to translate the Book of Mormon. You join the LDS Church.