Atheist theist dating
We asked them to rate how important they thought the most romantic day of the year was, and combined their answer with anonymised data from their dating profiles.
Our statistician crunched the numbers, and pulled out any links between the kind of information you find in a typical dating profile, and whether or not those people were enthusiastic fans of Valentine's Day.
I have a sneaking suspicion that this is not the case.
For example, I'd think that a liberal Christian would have more shared values with a liberal atheist than he or she would with an evangelical fundamentalist Christian. The problem with sites like this, whether they say "Christians only" or "Whites only" is that they operate on some questionable assumptions: Atheists Only But what about online dating sites for atheists.
Now here’s an absurd hypothetical: If I were a single, straight, atheistic male (in reality I'm neither single nor straight), would I be inclined to look for a similarly godless woman with whom to settle down and rear a batch of little baby Berings? Sure, I’d probably be “happier” with a fellow atheist.
But there’s also something to be said for marrying a zealot.
She knew I was an atheist when she started dating me. She doesn’t go to church, but that is mostly because there are no Russian Orthodox churches in the area. We’ve talked about how our child will be free to form her own opinion about religion.
We’ve been married for four years, but have known each other for a long time. She wishes that I would share her beliefs, but she has never even once pushed it.
She also has never once told me that I’m going to hell.
- Women overall are significantly more enthusiastic than men, nearly 10% so.
- A strong interest in any political party, other than the Liberal Democrats, is linked to a decreasing interest in this international day of romance.