The simple fact that she is dating you puts her “spiritually” in a questionable light among her Jehovah’s Witness friends and relatives.
You don’t need to enslave yourself, your marriage, and your family to the dictates of a religious organization in order to have eternal life because Jesus said we are to go “through” Him alone for truth and life: A few years ago, we counseled a Christian man who was in a position much like yours.2 Corinthians warns Christian believers: “Do not be bound together with unbelievers; for what partnership have righteousness and lawlessness, or what fellowship has light with darkness?If she is not a devout Jehovah’s Witness, can she walk away from this religion?Will she still have her parents if she leaves on her own or will that be worse then being disfellowshipped (excommunicated)? I know that is not the right thing to do, but she loves me and I love her.As for the articles I have read on your site, I have read them thoroughly and I like what you said in one of your articles: ‘…that a person who is truly in love with another person should be able to put their relationship with that person before any commitment to a human organization (such as the Watchtower Society).’ I see nothing wrong with our relationship being that she doesn’t claim the Jehovah’s Witness religion but her parents do.
Is it possible to go to an elder to ask for his blessing on our relationship?
Partial loyalty is simply not acceptable in this religion.
This is one of the reasons your girlfriend is being pressured by her Jehovah’s Witness parents to stop dating you and to only date someone who is a Jehovah’s Witness.
Are you prepared to face the potential consequences for converting under false pretenses and the harassment you would face if you do not measure up to all the demands of this religion?
Are you prepared to give the Watchtower your full loyalty and devotion and to force your future children into this system as well?
“I am in love with a lady who was raised as a Jehovah’s Witness and I want to marry her, but I do not want her to be disfellowshipped and lose her family due to our relationship.