Schicksal is what is happening to you and you don't have any influence on it; it is most often used for something negative like a terminal illness. It also has always already happened to you when you notice it. So you can actually choose to have one, like deciding it is your Bestimmung to live in a convent. You usually have to follow it or you want to follow it if it's your idea in the first place , but unlike Schicksal , you can also try to avoid it. Get started. August 5, Is Bestimmung different or preferable to Schicksal? Or when George McFly approaches you in a milkshake shop, he'd be your Bestimmung.
This seems way to amorphous to offer in a test without any context. I mentally like destiny with Schicksal. Bestimmung seems to me to mean more along the lines of impression or a reached decision. I agree, this word needs context. In combination with "my" and without any context, I think "destiny" and "purpose" are probably the best translations. Although several others would make sense, too, if put into context e. I'm a native German speaker and quite good at English, but maybe the subtle nuances of the numerous possible English translations for "Bestimmung" escape my knowledge. If in doubt, check dict. There are currently 19 translations for "Bestimmung" and you can always ask in the forum.
If you want to go against that trend, one of you will almost certainly change perspective. Find out what your partner thinks of as non-negotiable. It sucks to admit, but I broke up with him after 6 months because I didn't think there was any point if we couldn't be together forever. If things get even more serious, try getting her to sign a pre-nup that neither she, nor her family will try to convert you. I've heard way too many stories of people breaking up with amazing people and they end up alone or in a less happy relationship. As an atheist with Buddhist undertones who married a non-practicing, god-believing Mormon at the height of his questioning, I find this so interesting to me. March 19, And congratulations, "lovableluciferian" for walking away from the precipice of an untenable relationship. I would say though that racial differences are NOT like religious differences, certainly not those between Mo and Nomo.
And how little some men understand the value of a well-dusted baseboard. Somehow I never believed any of that; I wanted a career and a small family and never believed religion was a way to identify good character. He is extremely compassionate. My husband and I have been together since we were year-olds at university trying to figure out where we stood with the faiths we had grown up in. If you can't do that, realizing that your partner may never come around to your side of things, you are not ready to marry this person. I am struggling to find an answer to this question for several reasons.