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Am I Failing at Love Because I Date Non Religious Men?

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I have a strong belief in God and the power of prayer. However, when scanning profiles when online dating, I notice that men select terms like “spiritual” or “atheist” as their religion. Yet, I give them a chance. From atheists to borderline Satanists, I have dated all kinds of men, especially ones with tattoos of pentagrams. Now I wonder: am I failing at love and dating because of religious differences? Should I be exclusively searching for a Christian man? Does the couple that prays together really stay together?

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For years, my parents have advised me to date a Christian man, and I finally believe them. They’ve been married for 40 years and their motto is, “If God is with us, who could be against us?”  This makes sense, but I often wonder if I can even attract a Christian guy. I am divorced, have tattoos, and into the punk and metal scene. Do I fit the Christian mold, or do Christian’s come in all shapes, sizes, colors and appearances? I hope so.

All I know is that in my journey to find Mr. Right I have dated many Mr. Wrongs. It has to change. From today on, I will seek out a man with a similar religious background. A man who isn’t afraid to go to church. A man who admits he is proud to be a Christian. Instead of downplaying my faith or accepting things that I am uncomfortable with when I meet a man, I will embrace and love God because I want what my parents have. A relationship built on not only love but also a deep belief in Jesus because, as my parents say, “If God is with us, who could be against us?”

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Living in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Tabitha is a self-proclaimed free spirit who travels extensively throughout the USA. She has a bold writing style and offers her insight on love, dating and relationships on LoveSujeiry.com and TheDatingMix.com. She writers from her own experience as an independent woman exposed to the world of modern-day dating. Her goal is to enable women to value themselves above all else and find happiness in this great big world.