Dating outside your religion
Trying to combine two entirely different ways of understanding the world—especially when they stand in direct opposition—can feel like trying to mix oil and vinegar. All faiths contain unique nuggets of profound wisdom.
But, as it is with oil and vinegar, just because you don’t mix in the traditional sense doesn’t mean that you can’t form a beautiful partnership! him or her can result in a better you, and a stronger bond with the one you love.
One of my Jewish clients is dating a Christian man for the first time.
She had a conversation with her boyfriend that shook me.
There's so much talk lately about interracial unions, but few people are talking about what happens when you marry someone who believes something different happens to you when you die, or that women have another role in society than the one you've known them to fill your whole life, or that days you held sacred and holy don't even exist on their calendar.
Times when there's a public outcry over a Cheerios ad featuring an interracial couple.
Or when a white father is followed home and challenged to identify himself as the Dad of his biological brown children. Census reports show that interracial dating is on the rise with Latino and White mixes leading the pack.
Here are four steps to take if you fear your interfaith relationship may have lost its way. With so much segregation and conflict in the world surrounding faith, it seems that we may never understand one another until we start letting love do the talking.
A couple of months ago, I was sitting at a bar minding my own business when the woman next to me did something strange.