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Reader comment on item: Advice to Non-Muslim Women against Marrying Muslim Men
in response to reader comment: Non muslim man --- muslim woman

Submitted by Universal Soul/Baboon2 (United Kingdom), Oct 21, 2019 at 19:33

Dear Brian,
This is the problem with her.She appears educated but isn't sufficiently magnanimous or enlightened to let the children choose the faith when they come to a certain age.That would have been maturity that she certainly lacks.
She probably wants you to convert to her religion as well( I don't recall having read about this) which means you should love her more and not vice versa.If there is true,mutual love and trust --no one should convert to the other's religion.
I can understand your agony.At your age--which is not too late--you want to settle down but she is asking for a price.Legally,marriage is a contract though how much of legal aspect should one consider when love is involved as love does not fit into any legal definition.
Politely tell her that you have not told her to convert to your religion and neither have you insisted on the children following your faith.Be strong and leave her.If you are destined to marry and derive happiness through the same,you will get your match.There is no point succumbing to weakness and submitting yourself to her wish.Islam mean submission.Submission only to Allah and not any God that means you must convert.If she can keep her emotions under check ,so should you.Be firm.


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