Hundreds of thousands of Witnesses are currently disfellowshipped and estranged from their families and friends.
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But I do feel the current climate merits a discussion of this, for reasons you will see as we progress further in the discussion.
The Awake article of April 22, 2005 page 18 says this: “Should I Try Internet Dating?
(3)"Disfellowshiping means the casting of a member out of Gods household; and if one should remain in this disfellowshiped condition till he died, it would mean his everlasting destruction as a person who is rejected by God.
Staying away from meetings leads in that very direction." Watchtower 1965 Dec 15 p.751 (4) When a person is marked they are not named and are allowed to continue contact with others.
Some Christian denominations allow their members to marry whomever they please, others discourage it, and others just don't allow it (you are either disfellowshipped or the church refuses to perform the marriage).
What position do Jehovah's Witnesses hold on interfaith marriage?
I can answer this off the top of my head, but I have no time to look for sources right now, so I'll put it in a comment. 0) First of all, persons who are not baptised as a JW, but only raised as a JW, are free to live their lives as they see fit (there is no infant baptism among JW's).
They are not considered as JW's and the society can not officially sanction any of their life style choices.
“He that is trusting in his own heart is stupid,” warns Proverbs .
Yes, it is unwise to make serious decisions based upon fantasy and emotion.
1) Since many JW's are married and belong to a different religion before they get baptized as a Jehovah's Witness, interfaith marriages are not so rare among JW's (typically only the wife converts to JW's).