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3 Ways That Religion Affects Marriage and Family (MAMIVERSE)

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3 Ways That Religion Affects Marriage and Family (MAMIVERSE)

cross in PeruI was raised Catholic. I was baptized, did my first communion, and was confirmed. Now, the only thing missing to complete my transformation to a 100% “Good Catholic” is a husband and child. That, and a whole lot of church going.

Though I was raised to recite the Padre Nuestro and bow when in the presence of the holy cross, adulthood has led me to question my religious upbringing. Why do we have to kneel repeatedly during Catholic mass? Why are women in the Bible often portrayed as the catalyst to sin (Eve, anyone)?

Most importantly, I wonder how my religious inertia and pseudo-Catholicism will affect my union and the lives of my future children.

I did some research and the findings were worrisome. Here are 3 ways that religion can affect marriage, and how to fix it:

Read 3 Ways That Religion Affects Marriage and Family on MAMIVERSE.

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Sujeiry is a natural storyteller, dynamic radio show host and the proud CEO of LoveSujeiry.com. She's been at this digital media and content creation game for 15 plus years and pours her heart and soul onto LoveSujeiry.com - the only site for Latinas on all things love. After realizing there was a void in the love/relationship Latina media market, she took matters into her own hands and became the go-to sex and relationship expert on Latinx platforms. The former sex and relationship expert on Latina.com works diligently and passionately to encourage women of color to be their authentic selves as they navigate all things love.

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