Why marrying a convert was the best decision of my life

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How many of you have married converts or are a convert yourself? Tell us about it!


I’m part of the Mormon stock that people joke about.  You know, the kind who comes from polygamy decent, has 7 brothers and sisters, was born in the church, had 100% seminary attendance, and followed in the footsteps of his 4 older brothers who went on missions.  One distinguishing fact about me is I’m not from Utah, but just on the other side of the mountains in Denver, Colorado.  I’m your average, ordinary brown hair, brown eyed Mormon returned missionary who had to find his transition between being saturated in missionary work and becoming a productive member of society.

I knew I wanted to go to BYU-Idaho for a while.  My older brother went there when it was Ricks College and he had great things to say. My friends talked highly of the institution and I even visited the school before my mission and was impressed.  Months after returning home from Africa with…

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