Even after the marriage, well-meaning Adventists still voiced their concerns that the two were unequally yoked.
Chances are if you live in Europe this is not unfamiliar to you and you have seen this plenty of times. All the same height, same weight, same nice figure.. That is the sort of situation that makes up the Philippines.
When the young man became abusive shortly into their marriage, the young woman clung to everything the church had taught her—pray more, try harder to be a better wife, divorce is a sin.
When he shut down every conversation (whether religious, political, health-related or otherwise) with “you only believe that because you’ve been brainwashed by that cult,” she stood her ground.
The ultimate reason for dating is to find a spouse.
Once you’ve found someone to marry and you get married, you no longer engage in dating.