In fact, the church is designed to help people come unto Christ, who is the only one who can change our hearts and help us overcome ourselves to come back to him.
BUT it could easily have gone the other way. Ending sooner rather than later is much easier and less painful for everybody.
Is there even any sex at all in this fantasy.
He had no idea what he was getting himself into.
Being married and raising a family can be very difficult if the two of you disagree about important issues like religion.
Would she be okay with having a home that is split religiously.