Do not be unequally yoked dating

19 Jul

Of course, even once you’ve laid a foundation of respect and understanding, you’re still going to have to figure out how to navigate all of the small decisions that you will need to make as a family on a day-to-day basis.

Decisions such as: If you wait until these issues come up to talk about them, life is going to feel like a never-ending tug-of-war between who gets their way the majority of the time.

Instead, you’ll want to talk about as many of them as you can in advance, preferably when you have time to sit down together and have an actual conversation – not just in passing comments here and there.

Almost everything can be figured out by working together and finding a solution that works for both of you .

In our family, we go to a Catholic Church I’m honestly not a huge fan of.

You want to be polite and respectful, but you don’t want to go so far as to let your husband be a complete jerk to you while you’re just a helpless doormat.

That’s not okay, and that’s not what Biblical submission is about at all.

Or perhaps you were once both strong Christians, but he fell away. For the unbelieving husband has been sanctified through his wife, and the unbelieving wife has been sanctified through her believing husband.

Either way — now you find yourself in a situation where you’re wanting to grow in faith while he could care less. Otherwise your children would be unclean, but as it is, they are holy. The brother or the sister is not bound in such circumstances; God has called us to live in peace.