When Interfaith Relationships Go Bad

I’ve posted before about atheists in relationships and dating someone religious. It doesn’t always end well. You date someone who is religious and says she’s fine with your atheism… then, later on, it blows up in your face. At least that’s the case for this reader, who just ended things with her girlfriend: There were [Read More...]

Atheist Groups Get Positive Press in Texas and Kansas

There was a nice article in the Dallas Morning News on Friday about Terry McDonald, chairman of the Metroplex Atheists. “When you tell someone you’re not a theist, it’s like saying I’m taking the issue that is closest to them and discrediting it,” said McDonald, chairman of Metroplex Atheists. The stigma attached to atheism, be [Read More...]

Relationship “Experts” Rip on Atheists

It’s hard enough meeting someone who understands and appreciates your atheism. Now, we have the relationship “experts” working against us? Steve Harvey appeared on The Tyra Banks Show the other day to promote his new book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man: What Men Really Think About Love, Relationships, Intimacy, and Commitment. He [Read More...]

Is Charles Darwin the “Poster Boy” for the New Atheists?

(This is a guest post by Trina Hoaks. Trina is the Atheist Examiner at Examiner.com.) … In her article, Darwin shouldn’t be hijacked by New Atheists — he is an ethical inspiration, Madeleine Bunting accuses atheists of using Darwin as their poster boy, so to speak. With this in mind, it is not so hard [Read More...]

Should This Atheist Propose to His Christian Girlfriend?

Interfaith dating is never easy — it’s certainly tough when an atheist dates a Christian. But a few couples have found ways to make it work. Atheist reader Steve is hoping he can make it work with his Christian partner. He writes this in an email: I am a 36-year-old male who has been an [Read More...]