Guys and Compatibility

Does he think so too?

7. Family Backgrounds

In the 21st century, any two people can end up meeting and falling for one another. In the past, marriages were often arranged and planned according to backgrounds and social status. Today people from different extremes can marry with the family's blessing, but of course this is not a given.

How do you find out?
Simple conversation could suggest her background, but that is half the challenge. Finding out whether her parents would object to you two entails actually asking questions about her relationship with her parents and family, how they feel (or have felt) about her romantic relationships and what degree of control her parents have on her life '- only not in those words. Once you become more comfortable with her, you can ask her whether she has dated people from different backgrounds and observe her reaction.

6. Spirituality & Religion

Usually, those who have an issue with your religion say so before things go further. But sometimes love blooms from unexpected seeds. When such is the case, a woman may have reservations about your religious background or vice versa.

How do you find out?
Even if you share religious denominations, you should clearly state the degree to which you count on including religion in your life. If you and your significant other hail from different religions altogether, then the last thing I recommend is leaving this issue unattended. If you thought deciding on which kind of wedding you should have was a thorny issue, just wait until the children come up…

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