I mean where do I come from? At first, it was a refreshing -- almost romantic! Linda, what you should do is learn as much about Islam as you can. I know that as a Christian, I wouldn't be too elated to find out the person I was in a relationship with didn't have one with Jesus first. Raising children under two different religions may work for some but not for others. A friend of mine who is Catholic got engaged about a year ago, and her fiance raised Protestant, but pretty nonreligious just became Catholic in preparation for their wedding. When you go to your parents, you can celebrate there, but not at home. He watched Twilight with me sans complaint and gets what I see in Edward. Is that what you want? I could tell her thats bullshit, but I dont because she probly already knows thats what I think.
I hope this helps some. We've known each others and abliously put interest on each other for more than 8 years. There is nothing wrong with you wanting to bring your kids up strictly in the Jewish faith if that is what you feel. I am 32 years old i converted to islam 10 years ago when i married my husband. Other Christians will always be around us and while our church is very open and accepting, not everyone will be. What was important to me was that my children be raised in a home where the parents were in complete agreement in their spiritual lives. Is it going to be a big deal if you guys have kids? But he worries because if his dad finds out he said he will kick him out of the family.
Ideally we'll find a Unitarian Universalist church to attend, but that really just depends on what's available locally. But again, if the two of you are not in fellowship with other believers, who can call him on this? Keeping in mind if they didn't come with it would in no way be a deal breaker, I would be bummed out, but it wouldn't effect anything about the relationship. It's basically every interfaith relationship. We work at the same large company in different departments, and have a lot of shared interests, values, and goals. I believe God chooses who you are supposed to be with and he's chosen your boyfriend for you and vice versa. Why should religion be any different? So yes when I say that to me, Passover and the Easter cannot exist together in my house, I mean it.
Each person, including you and your children, is entitled to do what they want to do. Overall, our relationship is fine and I plan to grow very old with her. If he wants to marry you then he will work with you. If your boyfriend can truely respect your religion then yes it can work, but if there is any type of resentment then your future kids will start feeling like they have to pick sides. And it's quite common to see that in churches too - a family where the wife and kids go but not the father or the father and kids go but not the mother. Basically someone else answered your question; it has to do with being unequally yoked.
Is there hope for my project, or should I try to find someone whose beliefs are more compatible with mine? In the light of your example of dating, respectful interference of the parents would be common and accepted in Islam and should be so in Christianity, despite lax adherence of some followers. I realized that I needed to find the man who would love me unconditionally for who I am, not for who he wanted me to be. I want more; b the traveling was interesting but now I want to find myself; I am looking for more meaning now; c I have kids now. I want my kids to have a Christmas tree … and visits from the Easter Bunny! My wife is a devout Christian, and I am pretty confused honestly. I do know a lot of Muslims guy and girls who are boyfriends and girlfriends. At the same time, if this happened, I think I would feel tremendous guilt about coming between him and his religion.
Reason 2 to Marry Jewish: Much Better for the Kids. If our kids would be raised Jewish, there would be no Christmas tree in my house. My ex was very controlling and not tolerant enough. He would be a loving, patient father and says he will work hard for the rest of his life so that I can live like a princess. I have prayed endlessly for conviction on this, and yet I continue to feel conflicted. Especially when the two will have children, this clash won't be healthy to the children for their faith.
Do you think that they would be open to you marrying a Muslim man? So I suggested tithing as something she could think through with her boyfriend to see if their approaches to faith and lifestyle were compatible. I am not going to spend any more time explaning myself to you. I've been dating an incredible man for almost a year and we're deeply in love. Like the kid's baptisms and Christmas. Most years I imagine we would take the kids to visit his parents for Christmas and there would be the big family dinner, their family would all attend mass, and yes there would be a Christmas tree.
Your husband teaches your child to look right, then left, then right again before crossing. After all, its nice to visit with grandma and grandpa. What you have also failed to understand in respect to your boyfriend dating you, is that God takes no sin lightly. This is where you err in point 4, because as practicing Muslims, we must encourage the good and forbid the evil. Its is what i pleged to god and can not be changed. I've never loved anyone as much as I love him, and I honestly can't imagine ever finding a higher-quality man.
In the same way, I wouldn't want my non-Christian friends to date a Christian. To answer your question, I don't think I would. Or they worry that you know something that will cause them to doubt the existence of God. This sub is about helping people in need - If you are not providing such help i. Pray and ask him if your current realtionship with your boyfriend is what he really wants for you.
That's a little extreme to do if your in love. It seems that she has gotten into a romance that she shouldn't have and is faced with doing what she should not do, I see nowhere in scripture where it says it is advisable or acceptable for a believer in Gods community to marry a non-believer. I do not expect him to attend church with the exception of Christmas and I do not expect him to hide his beliefs either. He even said he wants to raise his children in church. Secondly, any physical sexual or otherwise is a sin.