Marriage is unbelievably amazing and indescribably painful; I have been at it for 28 years with my soul mate. He also brought up issues with the church when we discussed religion so slowly he brought to light some disturbing facts and even though I would have denied it, it got to me. I married a person, not a religion.
The Mormon girl has the light of Christ shining through her, and you were drawn in. This man basically tells you in a simple way within 6 minutes. Hire out as many household chores as you can afford housekeeping, lawn care etc. Does your new girlfriend have eight brothers and sisters. And if you do belong to a ward full of cretins, you must do everyone a favor and just ignore them until they go extinct. The brethren have taught that there is an ideal pattern for marriage. There's a ton of crazy in what we were taught all our lives. I would advise you to try to be as understanding as you can of her point of view, because having you world view shattered is very difficult and can take a long time to recover from. Yes have moved away from family at 7 months pregnant to knowing no-one and starting from scratch and having no support network especially from husband who couldn't wait to get away and had the cheek to say he dreaded coming home some nights, poor him, I dreaded being home most days.
As for me, I recall spending a lot of Sundays at sporting events with my dad. T-1yr for me T-2yrs for him. It's very noble but still demanding. Put your best foot forward; be soft-spoken, courteous, well-mannered, chivalrous, and respectful. With minimal support on my side and going against everything I had grown up learning, I had to trust my relationship with God. To others making this consideration, I would certainly suggest that you converse with your Father in Heaven about this important choice.
When you work this hard, you need to play hard. In particular, I relate to the fact that I'm feeling more like a booty call these days and it's making me start to resent him. Too often, I think, priesthood holders think that being overly controlling, they are simply wielding their authority in the home.