Will religion or ethnicity keep you from dating someone?

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  1. boo

    boo Well-Known Member

    Will religion or ethnicity keep you from dating someone?
  2. twc

    twc Well-Known Member

    religion yes, ethnicity no.

    but i'm flexible!
  3. Mortal Moon

    Mortal Moon Well-Known Member

    Theoretically, no. But I've never dated, and don't intend to in the future, so I can't say for sure.
  4. jhhop

    jhhop Well-Known Member

    If I dated, No to both. Same for size and looks.
  5. silent_beast

    silent_beast Active Member

    In regards to ethnicity, I'll date anyone. I do have preferences, but not restrictions.
    In regards to religion, I'll date most anyone. If disagree with some aspects of their religion I find extreme (human sacrifice, intolerance for non-adherents, eating the brains of a cat [again, I said "extreme"], etc.), then I won't date them.
  6. boo

    boo Well-Known Member

    I'm a self destructive self loathing deja vue scratch herpes on everyone's lip. Please love me :unsure:
  7. Bob26003

    Bob26003 Well-Known Member

    not ethnicity, but maybe religion
  8. Mortal Moon

    Mortal Moon Well-Known Member


    Also, I agree with silent_beast; my "no" answer assumes that we're talking about religions which are relatively sane and not too obnoxious.
  9. KittyGirl

    KittyGirl Well-Known Member

    Nope~ I don't mind. My religion allows me to celebrate with friends who are any other religion so long as it's not something crazy and harmful to people/animals... I'd rather not sacrifice an animal or person if at all possible... XD

    As long as it isn't an overbearing characteristic for the person, I don't care whatsoever.
    As an example of what I mean; I knew a guy in college who was black and he always made a big deal about it-- assuming that anything that anyone said about him was racist. It was really annoying. -__-
    I also knew a girl in highschool who (seriously) would make everything about her love for Jesus. It's a beautiful thing, really- but it just got irritating after awhile.

    You can be any size and colour- any religion or anti-religion; it's not a make or break for friendship/relationship. Your heart is what counts! XD
  10. nagisa

    nagisa Staff Alumni

    no, not really, though i doubt i'd date a satanist or someone who kills innocent beings.
  11. Bambi

    Bambi Well-Known Member

    Ethnicity no but extreme religious beliefs would.

    Cool thread
  12. XXXXX

    XXXXX Antiquities Friend

    I wouldn't mind dating a Nun :lol!:
  13. morning rush

    morning rush Well-Known Member

    ethnicity not really religion nope unless they start telling that I need to believe in the same thing as them...I'm a live and let live kind of gal...
  14. Prinnctopher's Belt

    Prinnctopher's Belt Antiquities Friend SF Supporter

    Religion is an auto deny. Ethnic Jews are an auto deny as well. Nothing against Jews, it's just that they tend to usually be pro-Israel and I don't get along well with people who are against the Palestinian cause, and don't desire to be in a relationship where I'm always on a different side of the war. Other than that, stupidity is an auto deny, impulsiveness is an auto deny, emotional negligence is an auto deny, lack of future prospects is an auto deny, lack of manners and couth is an auto deny, pessimism and insipidity are auto denies, shallowness is an auto deny, anyone under 25 is an auto deny, lack of cooking skills is auto deny, wow I don't have time to go through the list. Also, all females and polyamorous males are auto denies.

    So yeah, I think I answered the question. No religion, and no ethnic Jews.
  15. asking_advice

    asking_advice Well-Known Member

    it's no big deal for me because im atheist. no god or race needs to be please.
  16. Ziggy

    Ziggy Antiquitie's Friend

    Of course. The only way we can love ourselves is by hating others. :smile:
  17. ASkylitDrive

    ASkylitDrive Well-Known Member

    I'm Wiccan, and guys have left me because of it.

    I don't mind ethnicity or religions, just as long as they don't expect me to change.
  18. AfterFact

    AfterFact Well-Known Member

    No because I am a atheist
  19. blah blah

    blah blah Guest

    I have falling in love 2 times on the internet. Both native americans. I could not ever dating with them on real life I guess, because of reasons why I love them are not maybe very native cultural.... Well buh how should know, I just loved them because of what I saw not because of what I did not saw.

    But I know that I do not came along with different kind of people because I freak out if someone try tight my mind. I am what I am. No, no different cultures or religions for me, I can not handle it.

    But I sure love them much =) I cried my eyes out cause I miss them so much
  20. blah blah

    blah blah Guest

    And have to remember that both of them hated me SO MUCH as can hate something, I did came along with them.

    But I loved them real, much, hard and all of my heart and soul.
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