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Muslim women are not allowed to marry non-muslim men, but those who do are they happy or fear God or both?

I ask this question because i fell in love with a non-muslim man and i'm supposed to be muslim. I'm no longer muslim, therefore i can't marry a muslim man. However i'm considering converting back to Islam as it has taught me a good way of life, i don't think the guy will convert, but you never know and I don't want to impose on him, as it's up to him but I'll let him know about Islam. We love each other. I am in a big dilema and don't want to hurt him and i don't want to be hurt in the future if i go back to my religion and have to leave him, i'm hurting now for having to deal with this dilema. It would be worse if we have kids. Some advice and opinions would be grateful. I know that there are muslim women out there who have married non-muslim men, I would like to know how you feel about this and are you happy? How do the families of the muslim women feel about this? Do you still practice Islam to some degree and are still together with a non-muslim guy, how does it work for you?

Asked By: Knightingale Soars - 8/1/2006
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First of all Zara, there is a little matter of where you are physically located and where do you plan to live after you are married. Where will you live with your own family for example. If you have gotten this far (without getting killed), I am going to assume that you are living in Europe or USA maybe... More
Answered By: Prince Ali - 8/1/2006
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Who the f**k would want to marry a muslim woman not me thats for sure there to hairy mate.
Answered By: muzzystinksofshit - 8/1/2006
 
I think typically, it's best for people to marry in the same religion... that way, you both have the same values, especially if you start raising a family...
Answered By: arcmdark - 8/1/2006
 
You are a very lucky woman. If you had married a Muslim, could you tell him that you were changing religions? You will be DEAD meat. Think about it.
Answered By: Roxton P - 8/1/2006
 
Why would marrying out of your culture be a new thing, and why would a Muslim marrying outside of their faith be any different than a Catholic marrying a Non-Catholic, or an Atheist marrying a Methodist... More
Answered By: ThePeskyWabbit - 8/1/2006
 
The reason Muslim women were required to marry Muslim men is because their children would be raised the same religion as the father. That's why a Muslim man could marry a Christian or Jewish woman, because the kids would still be raised Muslim... More
Answered By: lalasnake - 8/1/2006
 
How do the families feel about it... More
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Answered By: angeltress - 8/1/2006
 
If you marry a non-muslim guy--it's not marriage--it's ZINA or forcination. Don't do it unless the guy becomes a Muslim. But if you don't care--go for it. You will be doing the gravest sin... More
Answered By: whynotaskthemoron - 8/1/2006
 
There are many more religions than Islam that will teach you a good way of life and will still let you into eternal paradise without marrying a muslim man. I'm christian, but don't let me impose my religion on you. All christianity offers is eternal life by only accepting Jesus Christ as the Son of God and your... More
Answered By: es_harper2007 - 8/1/2006
 
It all depends on what IQ level you both are. Few of my friends who have married inter-religiously, are finding it absolutely alright to practice their individual religions without one hurting the other. It requires great deal of maturity and understanding. Also, it is important which Country are they in. I am in... More
Answered By: tnkumar1 - 8/1/2006
 
I think everyone should marry within there own religion, if possible. It saves alot of unnecessary drama when it comes to practicing your religion and raising the children. We don't need any mixed children out there. As far as you re-accepting Islam, I am all for it... don't let anyone change your mind or discourage... More
Answered By: saraahlang2001 - 8/1/2006
 
Don't convert back to Muslim unless you believe whole heartedly that Allah is the only true God and Islam's teachings. If you don't believe then take the values that you have learned from it and raise your children with them. If you do decide to convert and he doesn't then it will take it's toll on the marriage but it... More
Answered By: 20mommy05 - 8/1/2006
 
hey there, i see a lot of muslim woman here in america marry a non muslim man. one reason a muslim woman are not allowed to marry non muslim because on a couple its usually the the guy religion will be the religon of the family then the bride has to convert to his. as long as you stay in your faith i dont think theres... More
Answered By: Chris - 8/1/2006
 
in the Quran u have one chance to return back to Islam. how can you throw urself in the Hell because of a man? this man will not help you out when u face the moment of truth (death).
Answered By: hfghsshgsfg - 8/1/2006
 
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