This depends on religious prohibitions against the marriage by the religion of one (or both) spouses, based on religious doctrine or tradition.In an interfaith marriage, each partner typically adheres to their own religion; this excludes a marriage of a spouse belonging to religion X to a spouse who has undergone religious conversion from religion Y to religion X.
He suggests that singles try blind dates, attend Jewish summer camps, and search out colleges with a high number of Jewish students. The 17-year-old pom-pom girl hangs out with friends of different religions and sees nothing wrong with attending a dance or other events with a non-Catholic.
To their credit, neither parental unit advised us against marriage based on religion. But in brief moments, similar thoughts also crossed our minds.
Thoughts about two different cultures that had shaped us as people and how the other could understand it. Would there be authentic South Indian curries cooked Sunday evenings?
Instead, it was about connecting on a level that was beyond religion and culture.
It was sharing important things — maybe not memories of spelling bees (him) and band practice (me), but of fundamental beliefs of what life was, is, and could be.