Anonymous said: Salaams - I'm coming seeking some relationship advice, seeing as the reasoning behind some of my decisions has been Islam. I'm a 21 year old Indian Muslim girl, raised in the US. I have a.. "boyfriend" I suppose, but moreso a future husband who I met in college. My parents know about him and approve, and vice versa. He is a dependable guy, trusthworthy, loyal, and practices Islam the same level as me. However I have this guy friend, who is American, white, and Atheist. While I strongly disagree
Theres a few things to consider before making this decision. One thing, is you have to chose one as soon as possible because you’re kind of tethering between the two.
Also you should weigh the pros and cons(which it seems you’ve already started) with your friend; does he respect Islam?
Do you think you’ll feel like you just settled with the Muslim guy and still have a bit of longing for the second guy?
Would he be ok with your kids being raised muslim?
Would you be willing to live with a non muslim? Him being Atheist makes it different than if he was Cristian or Baptist etc… For the obvious reasons.
I’ve been seeing alot of interfaith relationships that are just as successful as full Muslim/Cristian/Jewish/etc relationships.
You have to think about how much are you willing to sacrifice and if it will be worth it.
Now the first guy you mentioned seems like you can have a very successful marriage and wonderful life together. I just feel like you have more feelings for your friend.
You have to be with who you think will make you happy.
Who will support and love you and will make you laugh when you’re at your lowest.. Eh this is a tricky situation but
I have a personal experience I don’t want to publicly share with this situation and if you wouldn’t mind coming off anon, I would love to discuss this further :)
If not, I really hope I may have helped Insha’Allah.
Good luck and may Allah guide you :)
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