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Do you try to distance yourself from people who don't share the same beliefs as you?

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shay1130

Asked by shay1130 at 7:08 PM on Feb. 18, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • No, I can get benefits of all type of people in my life.
    Bubbie0809

    Answer by Bubbie0809 at 7:11 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • not at all. i distance myself from ppl who think that their beliefs are the only right beliefs. my husbands family are very christian. like they pray before meals and everything and are always thanking God for everything good that happens. i do believe in God but i don't believe he's the reason for good things happening. like the birth of my daughter. that's biological, it's not a miracle. but i respect their beliefs and they respect mine
    momofone725

    Answer by momofone725 at 7:15 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Sometimes maybe... When it comes to my very close friends, if we have different views on several BIG issues, it can make it hard to stay close. But in general, no.
    mrsbvader

    Answer by mrsbvader at 7:17 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Religious beliefs?? Not at all. I have friends with a wide variety of beliefs and I love to learn about all of them.

    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 7:19 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • No, I believe if you do that you may be missing out on a wonderful relationship!
    Mommy1234321

    Answer by Mommy1234321 at 7:20 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • I could care less what religion, color, gay, whatever...I have many friends in all these categories :)
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 7:21 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • Well being an atheist I think I can safely assume that most people are a different religion (Though I've met a few that share mine) so it's rather silly to distance them on something as small as a difference of opinion on whether or not God exists. So no I don't. I don't judge people on beliefs. I choose to keep them close or distance myself from them based on the kind of person they are, their character.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 7:21 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • No, I married someone with a different belief system.
    SabrinaMBowen

    Answer by SabrinaMBowen at 7:21 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • No, my dh and I are of different religious beliefs..
    gmasboy

    Answer by gmasboy at 7:29 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

  • No.  My best friend of 32 years has a different belief than I do.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 7:30 PM on Feb. 18, 2011

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