Interfaith/Intercultural Brides

Holidays

How do you handle holidays in your house with your FI/DH?


Are there any difficulties or challenges with having both religions?


 


Since I am Christian and he is Jewish, we mutually agreed to have a menorah and Christmas tree and celebrate both! :) 


He is kinda anti-tree, but he knew it would make me happy so he relented.

Posted on December 27, 2010 at 4:08 am
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nejefe
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The holidays were fine this year but I think its going to get more complicated next year!


We had a Diwali party and he went to temple with me in October (which is the Indian new years eve/new years)....for Thanksgiving (his fave holiday and bday weekend) my family came to town but I think next year we're going to go to Vegas to be with his family.  And for Xmas this year we put up a mini tree and we had Christmas eve at his uncle's house and Christmas day just at home with my sister.


I don't think my parents really understand that we have to juggle two families and also do our own thing you know?  So next year should be interesting!  

Posted on December 29, 2010 at 1:10 pm
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We had fun with it. Since we switch off every year, this year was a US year. :) We celebrated with my family in my family's style. Still, we did and advent calendar (his tradition) and an advent wreath (his tradition). We also went to a midnight Christmas eve church service (his tradition) instead of earlier on Eve like we usually do. Thats just this year- we seem to switch it up every year and we really do incorporate each others traditions and religious feelings into our holidays.

Posted on December 29, 2010 at 2:57 pm

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