Jan 11th 2011
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I'm interested in getting a consensus as to whether religious background plays an important role for relationships or not.
These days there are so many religions or beliefs that I'm curious to know if it's really important to people or not.
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To answer your question, YES, a common religion is important. This is especiailly important if/when the two of you have children. Another thing to is that their religion may have some beliefs that you would think are no more than superstitions and they just may drive you crazy.

As everyone has already mentioned, it depends on the person. Just like anything else, religion may be important to some, but not for everyone. Ask the person about it, have a conversation. Communication is best.

I think the only time religion plays an important role is when raising children together, or if someone has particularly strong beliefs in their religious background. I think if you two have the same basic beliefs and can appreciate the other's difference in opinion, you have a good foundation for making it work.

Since I'm not super religious, it's not that important to me, but I think it would bother me if someone was on an extreme end of something. I rather have middle-of-the-road people.

I don't think religious background plays a bigger role than religious belief. Not everyone adopts what they were taught as children. I will say that it is VERY important to me that my partner and I are on the same page as far as our beliefs.

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