In many ways, being a rapper is the hardest job on the planet, and this was especially true in the mids.
I am not going to blame him for not putting effort into it, because he probably put as much effort into it as he could. Then the girl decided still not to date him after all.
When she had a strict 6: If there was a disagreement, one person was supposed to submit to the other, consult a rulebook that covered almost everything, or turn to a church leader to decide for them. Her attempts to convert you will get stronger and stronger, if you make it clear to her that you will not under any circumstances convert, she'll bounce.
Otherwise you risk having an awkward mix between dating and hanging out, which can be uncomfortable for those involved.
I really like this girl but, is Mormonism so toxic that I should just sever the relationship before it gets serious. What if love is looking someone in the eye and saying, "You're making the biggest mistake of your life.
Best wishes in whatever you decide. I'm sorry you may be hearing a lot of negativity from us.
The bottom line is that you are setting yourself up for difficult times ahead.
The thing about General Authorities and General Conference, is that they give general counsel that is meant for the general population. And there is NO taking them off to wear a sleeveless shirt, cute sun dress or regular, girl-length shorts in the summer.