Orlovx5 wife shared.
I've never understood that bit of the LDS culture.
As a general authority I knew, now deceased, told me in the mid-eightiesвIf you find a good man who is not LDS, marry him. And it was the most miserable and lousy choice I ever made.
He sees all families being able to stay together. I believe when you die, you die, and you live on in memories and hearts.
Actually, Mormon families are shrinking, just like those outside the Church, but they will always be larger than families outside Mormondom.