I then asked some questions about some of the essays, and her answer to everything is "because god.
She wants the captain of a ship who can direct all aspects of a relationship, including spiritual direction. I agree she should be able to watch a movie or do her own research.
My seminary teacher went off on me about dating a non Mormon when I was talking about justinn to his prom. But, as soon as the marriage happened, the Mormon spouse goes full on Orthodox and expects the non Mormon to comply.