A Gallup Poll showed that religious commitment is lowest from age 18-39 – precisely the time when people are making decision about who to marry.
I have a folder of emails from intermarried people whose lives turned to horror when they (or their spouses) turned back to religion. Finally, you will need to provide a positive reason in the addition to all these negatives.
It is the most deeply-engrained cultural difference between Jews and non-Jews.
There's a video put out by the Reform Movement of America, a real-life documentary depicting a series of group therapy sessions for intermarried couples, designed to help them deal with the unique issues of intermarriage.
' We're supposed to be celebrating the birth of our child – and instead we we're having a terrible fight!