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well aren't you just the modern sissy man. I'm sure your vagina is proud of you.
Waiting for the opti/Nigel bitch slap before weighing in.
Don't post poop!
When I was looking for a guy, I decided that I wanted a Christian man. It didn't matter denomination, it didn't matter if he was serious or not. But I wanted the idea of the faith. I am Lutheran and I married a Catholic. We don't have any issues.
I'm more religious than my wife yet all my friends and family refer to her as a saint.
I don't get it.
We will all explain it to you someday. She is.
Spartans ...committed to bring Paul Bunyan home in 2013.
I never really understood halfhearted religion, (I'm very against browbeating and bible-thumping, because that's more obnoxious than helpful), which I'm guessing is the cause of anyone saying that it doesn't matter (Aside from atheists). That mindset always felt like it just resulted from people not putting very much thought into their faith.
For wholehearted religion, the idea of it not mattering is just silly though.
It would go the same way for the "super-religious" too, trying to spend your life with someone who isn't on the same page with you on the most important aspect of their life? That's where society really confuses me.
I am not religious person who has no real problem with religon. I tend to avoid girls who are super faith based just because I figure my viewpoints will eventually be a problem for them
Well, my event this morning ended with a flaming coconut chasing after a small child like one of Mario's fireballs after it fell off the fire pit being carried through my living room.
This may or may not have cracked the top three interesting moments from the puja.
I'm telling you, be open to the world and there's a lot of cool stuff out there waiting.
I could never date a religious zealot. Ever. No matter if you're a crazy Catholic, Jew, Muslim, whatever. I would primarily want someone who didn't really find religion to be all that fulfilling overall.
What is that, a Titleist? A hole in one...
That's kind of a broad generalization isn't it?
Wife is Catholic, but not practicing....I'm an atheist, but not particularly passionate about it.
Go to church a couple times per year, (Christmas, Easter)....more for the pageantry than anything else.
If both you and your wife aren't especially passionate about your spiritual belief system then it won't be a source of conflict in your married life.
Your addendum is flawed. My wife is Catholic and she is the love of my life. She wanted a ton of kids and I didn't want any. She was 16 and I was 17, so we were probably too young to have any of lifes convictions figured out. We had four and I wish we would have had six. So does she.
She treats me fantastically, she has stayed hot through the years, my kids and their kids are the main part of my life, after my wife of course. I joined the church in 2000, but we both stopped practicing in 2006. The whole pedophile priest cover-up sickened us as well as other human based acts that were sold as spritual direction.
Like common sense and your grandparents will tell you. A good girl is just that. It doesn't matter what made her good, it just matters that she is. If her church was a part of that, you should respect it.
This post was edited by MasonDelhiGuy 17 months ago
Looks like I'm fairly alone based on the responses in this thread. Everyone has their own mental check list of qualities they're looking for in a spouse. At the top of my list was that she had to be a practicing Catholic.
My religion is the cornerstone in my life and I wanted someone that could share the faith, raise our kids in it and see the world from more or less the same perspective.
Did I date non-Catholics when I was single? A handful, but I never let anything get too serious.
When I was young I foolishly thought it didn't matter. Huge blunder.
It is absolutely non-negotiable.
Then why waste time and money?
A few of them were really hot?
It mattered - I wanted to make sure the woman I married WASN'T religious.
I dated a few Mormon chicks when I was in my late teens but never let them get too serious! No way I was going to meet their families
Do you ever tack up notices on the door for him?
Also - make sure to ask why the ash trays in his church are filled with water.
Lastly - question why they ring a dinner bell before communion.
My Catholic wife always finds these types of things funny.
This post was edited by TravelinMan 17 months ago
it's a little late to worry about it now.
I think we should take some of these people, and send 'em up to Bear Mountain for a picnic.
So you paid for their dinners to bang them? Or at least try to bang them?
You're reading too much into this.
Just because I was single and living in Chicago didn't mean I was actively looking for a wife.
Single, big city. The chance to punch above my weight with attractive non-Catholic girls...why not have the fun?
I knew what I was looking for long term. Doesn't mean that I couldn't have fun before I met the one I'd been waiting for.
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