But that doesn’t mean your spouse isn’t in the right place spiritually.
In other words, your spouse doesn’t have to believe the same as you, but they do need to respect your choice to believe differently from them.Second, you should take the time to become educated about each others’ faiths.“People are often surprised when they find out that our differing beliefs—I am Baptist and my husband is atheist—haven't been a major issue since the beginning of our relationship, when we did have a number of serious talks about whether they were deal breakers.But it works because we share a strong appreciation for why the other believes what they believe.But that doesn’t mean dating someone of a different religion doesn’t come with very real challenges, from how to celebrate holidays to how to raise any eventual kids. The other main factor is that religion is simply less important to him than it is to me, and his parents aren't very observant, either.
Here, six people share how they make their own interfaith relationships work. So he didn't have a problem celebrating Jewish holidays and raising children Jewish.Both of our families are openly accepting of the different faiths and welcome sharing our different celebrations and traditions.” 3."Raising my children according to Jewish tradition and teachings, in order to foster a strong Jewish identity, was non-negotiable for me.Being in an interfaith relationship (I am Catholic and my partner is Jewish) has made me stronger as an individual, and I believe makes our relationship together stronger.I love learning about and participating in new traditions.Early in our relationship, I told my partner that I relied heavily on my faith to help me survive growing up with an abusive parent, and that it's integral to every facet of my identity.