You enjoy one another's company and have highly compatible personalities.
Those are important ingredients when it comes to building a lasting relationship and laying a firm foundation for a successful marriage. It's an arrangement within which spouses have to learn how to cooperate, work together, and hammer out mutually satisfactory compromises.
Respect invites us to remember that people have a reason for what they believe.
And some default to the belief in the wake of painful disillusionment with God and his people.
Can an atheist and a believer build a strong, lasting marriage? Her family loves me and everyone else says we're the perfect couple.
You don’t have to share the same faith to know how your spouse feels about their spiritual connection.
It’s the universal feelings that come from faith, even if the faiths are different, that are the foundation from which you can connect, share, learn, and grow.
“Your journey from atheism to faith,” they whisper, “gives me and atheism? When you love an atheist, you have great reason to hope. To complement your prayers for their salvation, I offer you five “Be’s” for those who love atheists. Without exception I have enjoyed the company of every , however, is a key adjective because occasionally pretenders don the cloak of atheism to satisfy their addiction to arguing, and I have a painfully low tolerance for posers of any variety.) In general, atheists are thoughtful, witty, and deeply committed to their perceptions of reality.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary,means “consideration” and “regard,” not agreement.Personally, I could care less what other people believe as long as their hearts are in the right place.What are our chances of building a relationship that will go the distance? When it comes to choosing a marriage partner, people often react simply on the basis of emotions.In a successful marriage, two people, who are different by virtue of being people, find the common ground on which they relate to each other, and use that as a foundation.They grow toward each other by learning about and respecting their differences, and then stay together by willingly meeting each other’s needs, whether they fully understand them or not. That love is what my interfaith marriage is all about.I’m a big believer in the school of you-don’t-know-it-until-you’ve-done-it. We were both humanists (which is a fancy term for do-gooder atheists) of Jewish descent. Rachel also told me that our marriage is a resounding success, and I believe her.