From reading the above posts from previous posters, please keep in mind that while it helps to read and learn from each others' experiences as we are all in the same boat -- we must also make the distinction between someone's occupation and their personality or character.
I'm raising great kids alone I'm alone at all those same events It's been a huge personal sacrifice to support my husband all these years.
You do not want hear in jeans if you are planning to eat at a fancy restaurant. We agree on honesty and kindness, it doesn't matter what inspires us to pursue that.
In my home ward, the non-member son of one of the members of the Bishopbric was able to stand up with the Priesthood and hold his baby girl while they gave her baby blessing.