Teen Mom Kailyn Lowry doesn't believe in God, and she doesn't care who knows it. The reality star's new husband Javi Marroquin jumped to her defense earlier this week, though, and tweeted out to fans that he doesn't mind if his wife isn't tight with the big man upstairs. Even though Javi's a likely churchgoer, he's cool with Kailyn's atheism and asks, "Who am I to tell her what to believe in!"
Either these two are in it to win it, or brake screech! Things are going to come to a halt real soon.
Religion is, generally speaking, a make or break deal for relationships. It's difficult to manage an interfaith marriage -- where do we tie the knot? how do we raise the kids? what happens at holidays? -- but, of course, that's not to say that people can't make it work.
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I'm a product of an interfaith marriage, and hey, I turned out fine. Just ask my therapist. Bad um, ching.
But with rumors that Kailyn and Javi are expecting their first child (she has son Isaac, 3, with ex Jo Rivera), the topic of religion will be thrust front and center. Will they circumcise? Will they baptize? Will they take their baby to sit on Santa's lap at the mall?
The prognosis looks good for Kailyn and Javi, though. The fact that they're coming from places of acceptance and understanding is an awesome start. I'm sure there will be a few bumps in the road, but these two will make it through to the other side.
It sounds like Kail and Javi have it all figured out ... at least for the time being, anyway.
How do you make your interfaith marriage work?
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