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I Believe In Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 193 People

    Beautiful cathartic intimacy Deep mutual

    acceptance Profound sensual surrendered passionate lovemaking Mutual Emotional support Each person putting the other before themselves, in every regard Each person having a thirst for healing, wholeness, overcoming the damage of past generational and a better life. A...
    Ajushi Ajushi 41-45, M 3 Responses Jan 17, 2015

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    Marriage is a huge leap of faith!

    If more people took their vows seriously than there would be less cases of divorce. Anyone who's married know that it's not easy & a lot of work but it is what you put into it as it is a vow unto God that is more than just a piece of paper. I see too many people giving up on...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 22, 2014

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    Marriage is at best misunderstood by most

    people. It is a point in life where the natural world and the supernatural world meet. It is something that is recognized by governments and religious organizations but it was not created by them. Consider the fact that during slavery in the United States, slaves married each...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 13, 2014

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    I Love Him, So Of Course I Believe

    I believe that love is not just a feeling. It is a decision! I choose to love him even when he is rude or insensitive. I choose to love him even when he is angry for nothing. I choose to love him because if love is only a feeling, no marriage would survive. Choosing to love...
    sailnude sailnude 46-50, F 5 Responses Apr 16, 2013

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    Even thru all the trials in life I believe in

    marriage only b/c of who I serve & believe in which is Jesus! When you're having problems in your marriage is not the time to turn away from each but towards one another to maturely work on the issues presently. What happens when one is weak minded right now & keeps going...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F Apr 24, 2014

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    The Idea Of Getting Married Agrees With Me

    I don't believe you have to get married to have a good, lifelong relationship with someone.  I'm certainly not of the opinion that couples who consummate relationships outside the bounds of marriage are going to hell, either.  There are things far worse than that that...
    UnderEli UnderEli 46-50, M Jul 16, 2009

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    After an emotionally challenging year,

    I'm proud to say that I have the marriage I've always wanted. It required some work on changing myself and how I interact with my husband, a LOT of humility, and a lot of self-control and staying focused on long-term goals. I lead by example - the kinder and gentler I am with...
    BBWand40 BBWand40 41-45, F 8 Responses Sep 1, 2015

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    Despite Where Society Is Right Now

    It seems that marriage from a societal standpoint is no longer encouraged. We see fewer and fewer individuals, who are deciding to get married to their loved one. Part of this growing trend, can be attributed to the rise in divorce. Most statistics show, that the overall...
    NinjaGuide321 NinjaGuide321 26-30, M Dec 3, 2013

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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life,

    basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more times, and divorced twice. Strong emotion is not sustainable. Successful acquisition of practical things – like deciding which vehicle to purchase...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11, 2014

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    So Be It

    This is something I read on Reader's Digest, I hope they're not going to come after me for this. I've already created the group I Love Reader's Digest! When I asked a friend the secret to his 52 years of marriage, he replied, "We never go to sleep angry."...
    june1999 june1999 31-35, F 9 Responses Aug 17, 2009

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    Marriage Can Be Beautiful

    Many people in my generation don't believe in marriage. They feel it's a piece of paper for tax benefits and for a long time I felt the exact same way. That was until I saw how beautiful it was to be vulnerable with another and to give of oneself with love.Marriage is more than...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 16, 2012

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    Commitment

    I believe in marriage as a commitment. If and when I get married my marriage will be my priority - I will want to make sure my husband is happy, and that our relationship is strong. When the going gets tough I want us to remember our love and promise to each other and try and...
    DancingFox DancingFox 31-35, F Dec 6, 2009

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    I Want To Believe

    I am making this a goal.   This is highly necessary, as I am going to school to be a marriage counselor. Everyone always asks me why, at such a young and unmarried age, I already know I want to do this. I grew up in a small town, where everybody I knew...
    NovemberBlue NovemberBlue 22-25, F Nov 10, 2009

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    I Think Marriage Is Outdated.

    In the days of my grandparents, Marriage was a beautiful thing. To the modern couple, marriage is a trainwreck waiting to happen. The divorce rate (according to the census bureau) was last logged at 50%. Flip a coin. Tails = divorce. Heads still means married. But the census...
    Phreeek Phreeek 26-30 1 Response Oct 16, 2009

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    I believe that couples will be happy

    if they keep their vows. I don't think I can be with a guy who makes up some excuse not to marry me because 'we don't need to get married'.
    sohomestuck sohomestuck 22-25, F May 1, 2015

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    We Know How....

    ... to make a good one......google: relationships and learn how.
    jimrich jimrich 66-70, M Jan 28, 2011

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    I believe a wedding is about dressing up

    and having the most beautiful day of your life. But, I believe marriage is where you should learn that growing, changing, helping, asking for help, communicating, exploring, discovering and loving can all happen at once. I don't believe any marriage is perfect, but they can be...
    beckmonet beckmonet 22-25, F 1 Response May 20, 2014

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    The Responsibility Of Marriage

    I read a question on EP recently, that asked - "How do I tell my husband I need to be submissive sexually", or something like that. It always surprises me when someone asks something like this. Why don't people discuss these things with their partners BEFORE they marry? Things...
    wolvescry2 wolvescry2 36-40, F 3 Responses Dec 8, 2011

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    Is it somehow me? I need some honest advice/thoughts from complete strangers. So I have been married for just over 2 years and haven't had bouncy cuddles for just over a year. I...
    Goneburger76 Goneburger76 36-40, M 3 Responses 1 hr ago

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    I believe that a guy n a girl can be just friends because for myself I'm a girl and has a lot of amazing guys friends.They will goof around and being witty and just awesomely funny...
    felicia123angel felicia123angel 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I think that there are many different forms of love, and you can have been in love with several people in your lifetime, but it's important to note that each love is uniquely...
    Cheemoni Cheemoni 46-50, M 6 hrs ago

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    What I have to come realize in my sexless marriage is it is not the sexual acts per se that I miss most, but it is the intimacy and connection that comes before/during/after sex...
    rustyblueday rustyblueday 46-50, F 14 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    OK, y'all were right. I was wrong. She was over for three days and her husband never got to "first base". That was bad, but the worst of it is that I tried (maybe half a dozen...
    BinaryBill BinaryBill 61-65, M 10 Responses 1 day ago

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    One man, one woman. No sex until marriage. Traditional Christian vows including "to love, honor and Obey" for brides. Husband as undisputed head of the family and sole provider...
    MrsAshleyR MrsAshleyR 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    My husband calls me names and puts down my flaws every time he is mad. He takes one small thing like a difference of opinion and blows it completely out of proportion by telling me...
    Pennyheart Pennyheart 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Words are completely meaningless if a person does not mean them by showing it through their actions. Saying it is one thing, but actually meaning it, and proving that you mean it...
    RainEmbrace RainEmbrace 31-35, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    You know how you learn the true value of something, only when you don't have it anymore. That's how it was with me. I suffer from epilepsy, and after an unfortunate event also...
    Robberto Robberto 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been married 18 years. 2 Kids. Can count on both hands how many times we have had sex in the past decade. We've been to therapy twice. We have had hard conversations. I have...
    rustyblueday rustyblueday 46-50, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I can't and I will not send a photo my apologies. I'm very married with family👨‍👨‍👧I will not jeopardize it for chatting. I don't want physical attention from line...
    Hello43soon44 Hello43soon44 41-45, F a week ago

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    Hi I am decent well educated guy 33 from uk looking for a bi sexual / as sexual girl for serious marriage in uk. I have believe in family be happy, i can keep our secret till...
    Ananthkrishna Ananthkrishna 31-35, M Jan 29

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    I grew up with a father who could not fathom how men cheated on their wives. I heard him say multiple times, "It's not that hard to be faithful." He set up boundaries for himself...
    MidnightLaughter MidnightLaughter 22-25, F 6 Responses Jan 29

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    Soul mates.... It's kind of a theatrical concept and a dramatic term. Then again I met someone that I aligned with in a most uncanny way. Always hand in glove when we were...
    TheVegemite TheVegemite 26-30 Jan 27

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    I just want to share. I joined this place after two years of struggles in my marriage. I have gone by various names in here : Thedarkenedshadow Dsop Some people have followed...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jan 27

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    I am tired of it being said that it's the woman who always holds out sex. There are more of us who are being held out on than believed.
    Chattycathy86 Chattycathy86 26-30, F 3 Responses Jan 27

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    I am tired of it being said that it's the woman who always holds out sex. There are more of us who are being held out on than believed.
    Chattycathy86 Chattycathy86 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 27

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    I believe God created a woman for a man and vice versa. This is why some marriages last a long time.
    VoloProVeritas VoloProVeritas 56-60, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    My husband and I can't go without fighting for more than a couple weeks. We rushed into the relationship and marriage, getting married on the 1 year anniversary of our first date...
    kimpossible86 kimpossible86 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 26

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    My husband and I have been married for almost four years, together for 10. We spent the first three years together without disagreeing or arguing even once. It was sheer bliss, I...
    TjbDetroit TjbDetroit 26-30, F Jan 26

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    Pulling the trigger Our marriage is over. Not only could you poke me with a fork, the thing that is being poked is now charcoal. A pneumatic drill couldn't poke it. My husband...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 13 Responses Jan 25

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    Chumps I recently found a web site that gives advice to chumps. "Chumps" people who wake up one day finding their partner has been unfaithful. The Chump wisdom she gives to the...
    ifoundmehere ifoundmehere 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    hey there , I am Frank. i,m from new berry . 3 months backs i was so tired from the daily issues i was having at my marriage front . Everyday we tried to give our relation a new...
    franklampard14 franklampard14 31-35, M Jan 25

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    Back in my young and single days, before I married and had kids, I used to frequent the nightclubs with my friends and dance the night away. I love dancing, plus I am a social...
    lightblueeyes lightblueeyes 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 25

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