4) No one else in our families was at all religious – and my dad had left by that time anyway – so for us this wasn’t an issue.
But just recognize that both sets of parents probably had dreams for you that didn’t include marrying outside the faith.
You’re surprised by how emotional you get about raising them a certain way.
In my case, we had a joint baby blessing after our daughter was born – a beautiful event with blessings, hymns, prayers, and talks from people in both our traditions.
She wanted to know how my husband and I make our Mormopalian marriage work: . I get variations of these marital questions from time to time; in fact, they’re among the most common personal queries I receive through the blog. 2) Mormons have the lowest rates of intermarriage of any other religion in America.
Since most marriages are done by a religious authority in any religion, who did yours?
After talking on Tinder for a few weeks, they had their first date. “I gave him my number, and then he still kept messaging me on Tinder, and I was like, you can just text me cause you have my number now,” Kayla King said. “'This is real.'” They say that in their experience, there aren’t many negative attitudes towards couples who met on Tinder in the church.
“I know a lot of couples that have met on Tinder and have gotten married, and some of them have gotten married in the temple and some have gotten married and then sealed in the temple,” Kayla King said.
3) Even the most communicative and respectful couple may find that having kids is a game-changer.But according to the Kings, attitudes have changed since then.“I think it’s funny because in that same talk, he talks about Snapchat. I follow it, there’s a lot of really good stuff on there,” Creighton King said.Last week I received an email from a reader who identified herself as an 18-year-old Mormon dating a guy who’s nominally Greek Orthodox. I’ve seen marriages that are done by the LDS bishop, but never really anything else when it comes to a part-member family.“I know 18 sounds crazy to be talking about marriage, but it was a topic over a dinner date and now we talk about it every now and then,” she wrote. My most important concern, if your parents are members (which I’ve read a few of your articles and it sounds like they aren’t), how did you get them to support you in your decision to marry someone of a different faith than you?