Atheist agnostic dating

23-Mar-2019 12:05

One respondent after another described having deeper conversations with their partners and learning more about each other in the process than they ever did in their shared-belief relationships.

“It has caused friction at times,” says one, “but it has also ultimately brought us closer together.” “I have had to lose so many assumptions about atheists, and in some cases, about Christians as well,” says Alise, an Independent Protestant…

And through it all we have realized that our relationship is built on a strong foundation. It’s trust, respect, communication, cooperation, and friendship.” If you share a belief system with someone, it’s easy to leave many of your beliefs unexamined.

“I’m sure religious differences sometimes tear relationships apart, but ours has only made us trust one another more,” says Amanda, an atheist married to a Baptist.

“I grew up Baptist, but now I am a closeted atheist in the South.

I no longer automatically view someone who identifies as religious with derision, and I can in fact admire their faith, and I instead align myself with them based on the larger question of whether or not they are a good person in the broader sense.” Some couples with different worldviews go out of their way to avoid the topic.

But if the rest are any indication, including many of my survey respondents, they might be missing out on a good thing.

And through it all we have realized that our relationship is built on a strong foundation. It’s trust, respect, communication, cooperation, and friendship.” If you share a belief system with someone, it’s easy to leave many of your beliefs unexamined.

“I’m sure religious differences sometimes tear relationships apart, but ours has only made us trust one another more,” says Amanda, an atheist married to a Baptist.

“I grew up Baptist, but now I am a closeted atheist in the South.

I no longer automatically view someone who identifies as religious with derision, and I can in fact admire their faith, and I instead align myself with them based on the larger question of whether or not they are a good person in the broader sense.” Some couples with different worldviews go out of their way to avoid the topic.

But if the rest are any indication, including many of my survey respondents, they might be missing out on a good thing.

“My husband and I have had to become much more intentional about the ways that we relate to one another.