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Yet more than theological issues, students say that personal feelings influence them to reject the possibility of an interfaith relationship. Manning ’09 also said she could not picture herself in a serious relationship with someone who doesn’t share her faith. It doesn’t seem feasible to me that I would relate to someone on such a deep level if we didn’t have that common ground,” she says.
Nothing matters more than God, including your wife,” Gillis says.
“It’s more up in the air than it’s ever been for me,” she says.
In deciding who they want to date, most college students say they do not think about marriage or children.
Summer says that she and her boyfriend have also discussed the potential tension that could arise between fulfilling traditional parental roles and pursuing their career goals.
Some students argue that the problems with interfaith dating are essentially the result of cultural differences. Mehta ’09 says he would prefer to date a fellow Hindu, but says that shared culture, more than shared faith, is what’s important to him.
“[An interfaith relationship] might create more dialogue between you and God,” Skoda says.