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"The whole notion of marriage is a little up in the air at the moment, we have all kinds of parallel systems of living, in a way those that choose to marry are those really old-fashioned traditional ones in either society and for us to be kind of tough on some of those who are choosing to marry, is counter-culture in a way." Mrs Al-Yousuf fears if support is not provided the impact on the children could be particularly detrimental.
"It's pretty toxic when it doesn't work," she says.
"Within the marriage relationship it is hoped that Christians can live out their faith fully, together and it is for that reason, that one of Jesus' primary followers St Paul, wrote in biblical times in his letter to the Corinthians, 'we ought not to marry an unbeliever, a non-Christian'." However, she adds: "Within the Christian context it is not for us to judge, but to offer compassion, guidance and support." The number of people identifying with no religion is on the rise in England and Wales.
Mrs Al-Yousuf believes because of this, it is important religious leaders support inter-faith couples, as they are trying to keep their faiths alive.
"Islam is about peace, Islam is about family, family unity, Islam is about embracing different cultures and religions.
I can only answer your question on the basis of what I have understood of the Islamic tradition while doing my best to consider the circumstances of your relationship."Mental ill-health often follows when people are dealing with isolation..action_button.action_button:active.action_button:hover.action_button:focus.action_button:hover.action_button:focus .count.action_button:hover .count.action_button:focus .count:before.action_button:hover .count:before.u-margin-left--sm.u-flex.u-flex-auto.u-flex-none.bullet. "I had this gut feeling, no I don't want to go there, I feel sick at the whole thing about Islam."But then I connected it to my husband and our families, not to those people who did that.