By Cindy Y. Rodriguez, CNN. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Photos: Rosie Perez's movie career. Rosie Perez's movie career — Brooklyn-born actress Rosie Perez has appeared on Broadway, was nominated for an Oscar and is an activist for Puerto Rican rights.
In an utterly revealing new memoir, "Handbook for an Unpredictable Life," Oscar-nominated actress Rosie Perez lays bare her traumatic past from the moment her father left the family — at gunpoint. Accounts of that night differ, but Perez says she believes her father. Her mother, after all, would later wrench her as a toddler from the only loving family she'd known to put her in an orphanage. Visits home afterward were marked by brutal rejection and violence. She brought her five children with her to the Bushwick, Brooklyn, apartment that they shared until one night the fighting got so bad she pulled out a pistol and started firing.
I've been feeling like a single mother for many years. I get to experience the joys of his culture, which I never would have known otherwise. She is a returned missionary, and won't Marry you if you want to stay atheist. Remember she will only try to convert you because she thinks it is in your best interest.
Thanks so much for all the time you've put into your replies. Good luck to both of you on working this out, and if you decide that interfaith marriage is something you can handle and your gentlemen turn out to be the right men for you, then welcome to the club. And there are questions and lessons that dual-faith couples face that zero-faith or single-faith households do not. I think more than anything, the thing that gets me is this feeling of being marginalized in his life. I believe rules are to be obeyed. He should tell her that he will never convert, and that if she will not be happy unless he does, the relationship should end.