Catholic dating views
All of these loves play a role in the various relationships people undertake.
We indeed may be attracted to a person whose life experiences have been different than our own.
Your own question was more specific: you mention that the woman you were dating had a very strong faith in her Christian church and did not believe a relationship between her and a Catholic man would work out.
She believed that if she kept seeing you, it could become more difficult for her to practice her own faith.
Catholics also see marriage between Catholics as an essential way of passing on the Catholic faith from one generation to the next.
America is, however, a society in which Catholics and people of other religious faiths encounter each other each day.