Like most people, I have a handful of deal breakers — personality traits or lifestyle choices that, while I don't judge the person for them, I know will make us romantically incompatible. Near the very top of that is someone who is very religious. That's pretty much an automatic no-go for me. Just to be clear, if someone is serious about their spiritual practice, I think that's great. However, I know myself well enough to be honest that the friction our different beliefs would cause would eventually lead us to be broken up because of religion. So, to save my heart and those of others, I just don't go there.
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If romance movies have taught us anything, it's that love conquers all—even for people with extreme differences. But in the real world, where you may fall in love with someone who believes something different than you, how easy is it to actually navigate those discrepancies? Bluntly put: not easy. Couples currently in interracial relationships and interfaith relationships agree. But they also say it's worth it. To paint a better picture of the realities behind an interfaith relationship, I spoke with seven couples about how they make a relationship work with someone who may have a different religious view.
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Interfaith marriage , sometimes called a " mixed marriage ", is marriage between spouses professing different religions. Although interfaith marriages are most often contracted as civil marriages , in some instances they may be contracted as a religious marriage. This depends on religious doctrine of the two parties' religions; some of which prohibit interfaith marriage, but others allow it in limited circumstances. Several major religions are mute on the issue, and still others allow it with requirements for ceremony and custom.