And in December 2013 we conceived our first son due to be born 9/28/14 and I couldnt be happier! I feel like there’s a part of her I don’t know, and a part of her that would be entirely different if she was in “better company.” She used to be a pretty heavy bible literalist.
It took a few discussions on how the earth isn’t 5,000 years old, man didn’t walk with dinosaur, evolution is a fact not theory, etc.
We can talk about politics, religion, science, Bible stories, his children (who, by their mother, are being raised atheist, but it’s a point of contention because she only recently “converted” and her youngest is now openly belligerent and disrespectful about it).
There are never arguments, we never call the other foolish, we just discuss things and in the end, agree that we disagree.
I am honestly not sure why; it’s not something where I was debating him and encouraging him not to go.
One of the biggest struggles was about a year and a half before we got married my wife felt that it was very important we stop having sex until we get married….
I like to joke about people being crazy and/or stupid for believing in supernatural space ghosts, superstition, and the like, some things her close family has a special spot for. She doeant go to church or put any real thought into god or religion, but she was raised catholic and she has some traditions she does out of habit more than desire. It’s been an odd match-up from the beginning, since I’m atheist and liberal and he’s Christian and conservative.
But what’s made it work so far is that we both understand that the other’s beliefs are personal and neither of us are intent on changing the other’s mind.
I do Mechanical Coordination, She is a Software Engineer.
We very rarely speak of our religions, but we do enjoy making fun of nutcase religious fanatics.