I do Mechanical Coordination, She is a Software Engineer.
We very rarely speak of our religions, but we do enjoy making fun of nutcase religious fanatics.
When we started dating i was still a Christian but eventually I decided it was all bullshit and she was ok with it sort of, although it did cause some tension at times.
She was with me while I worked through school, she watched the kids while getting her degree, and we both graduated last year.The only problems that stem from our religion are usually, and admittedly my fault. She asked some questions and was sortve confused about it at first, but ultimately the response was basically that she doesn’t care.It’s also not a point of contention because we are both fairly patient types, and don’t take any remote pleasure in tearing the other person down for any reason. I’m not entirely sure how that will go, but so far we both are comfortable with just answering any of his or her questions honestly and not trying to convince the child, and allow him or her to make that decision of belief or disbelief on their own.I started dating a Roman Catholic when I went to college. During that time, we respected the traditional boundaries of a Christian relationship; waiting until marriage, etc.I like to joke about people being crazy and/or stupid for believing in supernatural space ghosts, superstition, and the like, some things her close family has a special spot for. She doeant go to church or put any real thought into god or religion, but she was raised catholic and she has some traditions she does out of habit more than desire. It’s been an odd match-up from the beginning, since I’m atheist and liberal and he’s Christian and conservative.
But what’s made it work so far is that we both understand that the other’s beliefs are personal and neither of us are intent on changing the other’s mind.
Yeah ouch we had been together for like 7 years at that point but ok it was very difficult but I truly can say worth it… I’m an agnostic atheist and I’m currently in a year and almost a half relationship with a pretty heavy (in regards to religion not weight) Christian girl. A majority of the conflicts in the relationship don’t stem from the religion, though.
You learn a lot about a woman when you know you cant bang lol… She stuck with me, and decided she was going to change my mind, by challenging what I thought. Honestly, things could be great, but then we hear something on TV, or are randomly talking and something comes up, and the next thing you know it turns into a religious discussion.
I can’t discuss things with her because the modes of thought are entirely incompatible, and so one potential outlet for forming a very strong human bond never had a chance in the first place, and so in that department our relationship is lackluckster. I love ’em and all and they’re nice to me but they think I’m sworn to hell and a bad influence or some shit.
There’s a lack of some “depth” – something that a dealbreaker when it comes to the long-haul. They talk about “unequally yoked” bullshit or something it’s so fucking archaic and barbaric.
They weren’t well-received from me, though, unfortunately… It was mostly the appeal of beauty an authority figure telling her what is factual and what isn’t. I made factual claims I was immediately ready to back up. I don’t have many friends in the first place, and the few I do aren’t very philosophical.