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    I'd dating a Hindu woman i met in uni in my post-grad, and so far things are OK...But then when we were starting I said I was raised christian and didn't mind religion, which is a kind of half-truth. She is strongly Hindu, and fasts often, and goes to her temple (mandir) a few times a week. I like her a lot, and she me, but then she doesn't look kindly on non-theists, or at the least and more accurate doesn't understand them but respects their views.

    We've even discussed marriage, so I don't know if i should bite the bullet. I doubt she would end everything, but then i'm not sure how she would see things later on, or even hold it against me for years (when we're both 55 or something, and we're in our early 30s...)

    Is this petty, or does it make sense?
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    Better to discuss it now, and get it sorted, then further down the line when you are more committed.
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    As long as you are both tolerant of each other's views, then there's no reason it can't work imo.
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    You should ask her.
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    (Original post by morgan8002)
    You should ask her.

    I will, but then i can post as i please, despite your "objection" lolololol...
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    (Original post by hamix.forllz)
    I will, but then i can post as i please, despite your "objection" lolololol...
    I wasn't objecting, just saying that none of us know for sure. The only way to know for sure is to ask her. You can ask us all you want.
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    (Original post by rmhumphries)
    Better to discuss it now, and get it sorted, then further down the line when you are more committed.
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    Ok, thanks.
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    petty.

    Hinduism teaches you to respect all religions and that each person has their own deviation as to how to worship or not. Hence the plethora of gods.

    you honestly shouldnt worry at all. As long as you each respect each others views I can see no problem. Best to ask her early tho if you are already talking about marriage.

    PS good luck if you're gonna get married. Prepare for your bank account to be rinsed. Hindu/indian weddings are notoriously long (1month celebrations) and judging by the sounds of your girlfriend she'd want the whole shabang!
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    (Original post by KingStannis)
    As long as you are both tolerant of each other's views, then there's no reason it can't work imo.
    Thanks.
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    The best way to know is to ask her Everyone is different however she seems quite religious. If you got married her parents may or may not approve depending on how open/modern they are
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    (Original post by RagaZ)
    petty.

    Hinduism teaches you to respect all religions and that each person has their own deviation as to how to worship or not. Hence the plethora of gods.

    you honestly shouldnt worry at all. As long as you each respect each others views I can see no problem. Best to ask her early tho if you are already talking about marriage.

    PS good luck if you're gonna get married. Prepare for your bank account to be rinsed. Hindu/indian weddings are notoriously long (1month celebrations) and judging by the sounds of your girlfriend she'd want the whole shabang!
    What wedding has 1 month celebrations?! :eek: I'm Hindu and have never been to one that long
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    (Original post by tinkerbell_xxx)
    What wedding has 1 month celebrations?! :eek: I'm Hindu and have never been to one that long
    ok ok maybe a "bit"of an exaggeration ! but ive definitely been to weddings which last that long haha. especially in india!
    fine 2 weeks of pure partying at max!
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    (Original post by RagaZ)
    ok ok maybe a "bit"of an exaggeration ! but ive definitely been to weddings which last that long haha. especially in india!
    fine 2 weeks of pure partying at max!
    Haha I still haven't been to any that long! The longest I've ever been to is 4 consecutive days and that totally drained me lmao
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    (Original post by hamix.forllz)
    I'd dating a Hindu woman i met in uni in my post-grad, and so far things are OK...But then when we were starting I said I was raised christian and didn't mind religion, which is a kind of half-truth. She is strongly Hindu, and fasts often, and goes to her temple (mandir) a few times a week. I like her a lot, and she me, but then she doesn't look kindly on non-theists, or at the least and more accurate doesn't understand them but respects their views.

    We've even discussed marriage, so I don't know if i should bite the bullet. I doubt she would end everything, but then i'm not sure how she would see things later on, or even hold it against me for years (when we're both 55 or something, and we're in our early 30s...)

    Is this petty, or does it make sense?
    Look into atheism in Hinduism
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    I would stay away from religious people, complete nutters.
 
 
 
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