Belief, religion & spirituality

Successful Relationships in Different Religions

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I don't think so. Why would you choose to spend all of your love, time, and energy on someone whom has an entirely different lifestyle and world view than you?
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I think that it depends on how far into the relationship you are, as well as the two opposing religions at hand. The trick is, to not try and convert your partner, or put pressure on them to agree with your world view.
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It is imperative to fully know, and understand, the dynamic, commitment, and compatibility, to each others Religion and world view before going into a serious, or committed relationship. Otherwise, I don't see how it would really cause conflict within a casual relationship, or friendship.
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I think that it is very important to believe in the same thing. Each religion has it's own rules and expectations, and both need to be on the same team. Otherwise, there will only be fighting.
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I guess you can meet half way? There are some things that you need to compromise on like let's say food. If one is Jewish and the other one is Buddhist then they have to talk about the food they can eat. With beliefs, I think religions have the same bottomline which is be a good person so couples really have to communicate to make it work.
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I guess you can meet half way? There are some things that you need to compromise on like let's say food. If one is Jewish and the other one is Buddhist then they have to talk about the food they can eat. With beliefs, I think religions have the same bottomline which is be a good person so couples really have to communicate to make it work.
True. You can always talk about it. Relationships entail compromise, understanding and respect. I'm sure there is a middle ground for couples to find a way that works for them both.
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I think there will always be conflicting beliefs of religions. Sure, you may compromise for now but there will always be issues that will keep coming up. It's hard to always talk about those because it could be the start of a failing relationship.
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I prefer someone who has the same religion as me. That way it will be lesser conflicts. Having the same religion would be easier to do the same rituals without having to explain why you do it.
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I'm not really a religious person and I rarely go to church. If I do have a partner with a different religion, I think I could be flexible. I don't have any religious beliefs to hold on to anyway.
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I think this might be difficult. Having to explain your rituals and religious traditions can be annoying. Not many would see it as logical and question why you do such. I don't like that.
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If both parties are in an orthodox belief system, I don't think that it could work. As both would be too firmly dedicated to their own religion, thus, leaving no room for compromise.
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I don't think it could work. Some of their beliefs may be in direct contrast with each other and it could cause friction in the relationship. I still think that being in the same religion would be best for both.
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You can make it work if you want to. You need to compromise on some things but that's what relationships are about. Try to talk things out and see what are issues that can be met halfway.
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I'd still prefer someone who has the same religion as me. That way we're in the same page on beliefs and traditions. It's one less of something to argue about.
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Having different religions could cause conflict. There are many differences that need to be ironed out and it will just keep coming back in the future. No need to argue about this.
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Having different religions could cause conflict. There are many differences that need to be ironed out and it will just keep coming back in the future. No need to argue about this.
It will keep coming up in the future. It's just a quick fix to a bigger problem. Compromise now but it will eventually be an issue again.
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This would be complicated. One of you would want someone to convert at some point. It would just cause issues between you if both parties feel strongly about their religion.
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There are some successful relationships from different religions. My friend is Buddhist and his wife is Christian. They've been married for a few years and religion isn't an issue. They do their own thing.
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I don't think so. Beliefs and traditions may clash so I'd rather keep the peace and have someone not religious or someone who has the same religion as me. Religion can be a big thing for some and I won't be converting anytime soon.
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I don't think so. Beliefs and traditions may clash so I'd rather keep the peace and have someone not religious or someone who has the same religion as me. Religion can be a big thing for some and I won't be converting anytime soon.
Agree. I may not be religious but I don't want to convert just because of my partner. It's because I want to and I feel strongly about that religion.
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