Most are still stuck on, “Wait, I'm supposed to date Christians?
(See, e.g., “Same-Lord Relationships” — or just enter a phrase like “unequally yoked” or “missionary dating” in the search engine above.) But when all is said and done, the guiding principles are pretty clear-cut.
I tried to explain to him that if we’re both open minded and respectful then that’s all that matters.
I’m willing to go to church but he needs to be understanding that I may not have the same outlook on it.
But it does mean recognizing the real issues those differences raise, thinking through them in advance and factoring them into your decision.
For example, it’s possible to have a good marriage while attending different churches with different teachings.
However both of them have a “to each his own” perspective and never influenced me in the matter and let me make my own decisions. I feel pressured to change my beliefs and abide to his in fear of losing him but I believe God made us each individually and I know He sees nothing wrong with me not being religious as long as I do good and live my life compassionately and tolerantly.