Choosing someone to be with forever is difficult, most especially if you guys have different religious backgrounds. I am a Roman Catholic and my boyfriend is a Muslim. At first, this does not seem to be a problem for the both of us, but when we reached the age of maturity, when it’s time to settle down and form a family, conflict arose between us. For some reason, a Muslim is prohibited to marry someone outside from their denomination, unless his or her partner is baptized under Islam practices.
Because of this, I don’t know if we should settle with this or find another way to achieve legal union. Meanwhile, a foreign marriage advisor also stated that whatever principles you have doesn’t matter, as long as love and understanding are present, then everything should be fine. However, I also want our family to be united even just for this single event. And I certainly don’t want to be converted to Islam just to get married with him. What do I choose? Love or religion?