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Still, religion remains a potential point of contention and a source of differences in values which would need to be addressed prior to a workable relationship forming. These are the main reasons, but there are countless others. If by Orthodox Christian you mean the particular branch of Christianity, we are very limited in whom we can marry.
Ideally, we only marry other Orthodox Christians, but there is specially dispensation to marry what are called economizable traditions (namely, those other Christian traditions that are received via chrismation as opposed to baptism).
There's this girl I kinda sorta like, but the problem is we both come from a super strict Orthodox church. If you were approached by an atheist who was interested in dating you, what would you tell them?
I imagine it'd be for a similar reason to Christians who wouldn't want to date an atheist.
None the less, the person would have to be relatively liberal with regard to their faith, open to reason with regards to what they do based upon it, have a sense of humor about the whole thing, and be able to not get too serious when it comes to theological disputes. We had what was probably the best relationship I've ever had with anyone. Jesus told us to seek the Kingdom of God first and foremost in this life.
So then how could I date (with assumed intent to marry) someone who doesn't understand the church?I've dated non-Christians, including the love of my life who was Muslim.Although I'd certainly felt the religious difference was an issue that we might not be able to overcome, I don't regret it.reverence (in that it probably won't be identical in motivation) and it probably won't be the entirely same understanding of marriage (no God in the atheist's perception of it), but atheists are still capable of revering marriage.
Many of us take vows to love, honor, protect, encourage, etc, and treat those vows quite they have a good heart then yes.If the answer is yes, I do feel it's worth a shot.