I wanted very much to make it work with us, and was willing to compromise in areas that I normally wouldn't. And their feelings about your marriage are their businessвnot yours.
I made a conscious decision to marry outside the church for my own reasons. You can't force her to change, nor should you if you could.
She's told me the church is one of the most important things to her, but from what I've researched already there's no way I would subject my future children to this culture.