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I Believe In Monogamy

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    Why Does Everything Have To Be Religious?

    Everything about relationships nowadays seems to -have- to be about some god or another or satan or any of that BS. I practice monogamy because I would never share love with anyone else, but there's nothing religious about it. I don't care what the bible says, or what the Vedas...
    TheRose202 TheRose202 18-21, F 10 Responses Feb 14, 2013

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    Secrets

    Let’s be honest we’ve all got secrets. I kept my sexuality a secret for years, I’ve got a secret crush on someone at my gym – pretty average as far as secrets go. But there are many among us who have secrets beyond the realms of our comprehension. Think of...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M Dec 4, 2010

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    It Makes Sense If You Want Your Marriage to Work

    I want my marriage to work.  I want it to be happy.  I want it to have longevity and I want it be a solid foundation for the rest of my life. I cannot see how that could work if one or both of us decided that we would see other people.  I believe that it would...
    Longrun Longrun 46-50, M 15 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    I Desire It

    I want a personal one for one mutual relationship. I want us to be completely honest and open with each other, sharing our lives. One exclusive sex partner is my ideal dream. I can't really think about being with more than one person. It doesn't feel right for me - and I get...
    Goslyn Goslyn 31-35, T 1 Response Feb 26, 2013

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    Always Have And Still Do.

    With divorce rates being so high and probably rising, I'm not sure that many people still believe in monogamy.   On EP there seems to be a growing population of couples who are swingers or men who like to share their wives.  I don't know if this alternative lifestyle is the...
    Mahal1023 Mahal1023 46-50, F 12 Responses Jul 27, 2011

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    But I Don't Not Believe In Non-monogamy

    I just think you have to be open and honest if you're going to be non-monogamous. I believe that polygamy, polyandry, and polyamory can work. I also know that they're not for me.
    GodlessSexMachine GodlessSexMachine 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    Nothing Beats That Feeling Of Pure Love

    I believe in monogamy. I believe that when two people meet and realize that they all of a sudden do not desire anybody else, that's when they choose to be monogamous. Divorce rates are high but not due to people just wanting to have sex with someone else, it's because they got...
    sweetness23 sweetness23 36-40, F Dec 4, 2011

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    I Believe

    I truly believe in monogamy. Yet almost all the relationships...I am thinking except one...I have been in, the other person always cheated. My first husband did, the man who fathered two of my children did. Then I didn't date for almost 8 years. Started dating someone and guess...
    feebee feebee 56-60, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2009

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    I Dont Want To Share My Husband

    I love monogamy and dont want to share my husband under any circumstances. I hate women who wreck homes and i want to get them all arrested. I want to love care and live with my husband and I can not tolerate any woman be it friend or whatever getting close to him. I want to have...
    HelenParis HelenParis 22-25 2 Responses Mar 5, 2012

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    Didnt They Take This Word Out of the Dictionary ??

     i mean seriously does it even exist any more ????  i have no room to talk when i was younger it didnt mean anything to me ... i was 20 ....  but geez you have these thirty yr old men now tryin to be lil players n even worse myspace players.....cough Jake cough...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 5 Responses Sep 28, 2007

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    Yes I Do

    I have dealt with cheating ever since I was a baby....my father was rarely faithful to my mother...he was in a band when I was little and he would cheat on her with the singer from the band, he cheated with a woman at a company he used to work for, he even brought her to my...
    bellamomma bellamomma 31-35, F 7 Responses Jan 17, 2009

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    Whatever Floats Your Boat

    I've actually never even considered not being monogomous. Although this is probably because I grew up in America, which, let's face it, is really conservative as far as what is/isn't socially acceptable (especially in comparison to the rest of the world), anything other than...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F 9 Responses Jan 15, 2009

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    Love Keeps Us True

    I just read this.... nice to know and I believe it's true... What about the true blue among us? What motivates those who stay faithful? It’s not lack of opportunity. Only 8 percent of men and 4 percent of women say they’ve never had the chance to fool around. For the...
    sweetness23 sweetness23 36-40, F Dec 4, 2011

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    Mormonism And Polygamy

    At first Mormonism stated that polygamy had been the will of the Heavenly Father, that since he had many wives whom had become the mothers of his children, the next generation of gods would also be entitled to many wives so that they too could populate the world that they would...
    ScottShaw ScottShaw 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 3, 2012

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    Natural Or Not

    It's what I believe in, I'd like to have found the one lifetime partner as my first girlfriend, we all have different believes however. And that is so very rare nowadays, all I can do is hope the next one lasts the rest of my life
    Qtip1976 Qtip1976 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 19, 2013

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    I Don't Need Nobody Else, All the Other's Look, Feel and Act the Same..

    I have a boyfriend now, in who's arms I find a lot of things I couldn't even dream to find in such a hansom guy. Compassion, tenderness, nurturing, gentleness, softness, sensuality, intelligence, humour and respect(!). It's all there.. he's the one I will share my life with...
    PinkBunnyProject PinkBunnyProject 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 29, 2008

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    Monogamy

    i dont know how rare of common monogamy is. i would like to think its common, but i see people for therapy and they confess quite a bit that would not be expected at all. i am monogamous and believe my husband to be, as well.  i want to be monogamous. i dont ever want...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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    It'S Gods Plan Part 2

    Genesis 2:24 24.Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. Matthew 19:4-6 4 And He answered and said to them, “Have you not read that He who made them at the beginning ‘made them male and female,5 and said...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 14, 2013

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    MANOGAMY

    Ilove my husband with all my being Mister M.
    tenmen tenmen 41-45 1 Response Jun 30, 2008

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    About Monogamy

    It is the only way of life that is and shoulf be what everyone wants in their life. People will be people though. "Que sara sara"
    Snookybear Snookybear 36-40, M 6 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    Only One

    I can only love one at a time. I can never cut my heart into two and share it to more than one man. That's too blody for me.
    0fairytalePrincess 0fairytalePrincess 36-40, F Mar 18, 2011

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    Its a Rare Thing

    Unfortunatley nowadays it doesnt seem very commonplace, but I really do believe that if you find the right person you will have this.  I know a few married people that have been together for 10 plus years and still look at eachother like they are madly in love.  Its...
    jesyka jesyka 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2007

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    Personally

    Personally, monogamy is for me. I guess I can deal if we're not actually in a relationship, but I've tried poly relationships for partners... because it was what they wanted. I've tried more than once and I knew it wasn't what I wanted. It made me miserable. Even if they...
    lookwhaticando lookwhaticando 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2013

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    A Beautiful Poem

    "Hymn of Marriage" The question is asked, "Is there anything more beautiful in life than a boy and girl clasping clean hands and pure hearts in the path of marriage?"  And the answer is given, "Yes - there is a more beautiful thing; it is the...
    Myonis108 Myonis108 56-60, F 7 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    It's a Choice.

    i believe in monogamy and i believe in marriage. If i didn't, then i would have many lovers all the time. However, when i get down to it i feel the need to belong to one and only one. Maybe a comfort zone but it's my comfort zone. To be loyal and faithful to him. It's a...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Jan 2, 2009

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    Very Happily Married - Thank You

    We've been happily married for 16 years and I don't mind telling people how much I love my wife. So read it here!  
    EnglishMuffin EnglishMuffin 46-50, M 7 Responses Nov 2, 2009

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    MANOGAMY

    Ilove my husband with all my being Mister M.
    tenmen tenmen 41-45 Jun 30, 2008

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    I Never Saw Pint In Cheating

    i believe if your with someone you have to give your 100 per cent or give nothing when your interest strays leave and be with that person, simple as that
    Donalh Donalh 22-25, M 2 Responses Mar 25, 2008

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    Happy to Be Faithful!

    Marriage means monogamy.  The richest part of my life is the commitment to a faithful relationship based on total love and trust.  Without that commitment I would not be experiencing the intimacy and intense passion that exists in our marriage.  It is a gift.  ...
    Myonis108 Myonis108 56-60, F 22 Responses Sep 21, 2008

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    Standing Up For Monogamy

    First of all, let me confess that, as a man, I feel my back against the wall just a little bit as I prepare to contribute this experience.  I've watched the shows that explain this primitive instinct men supposedly have to want to copulate with as many women as...
    UnderEli UnderEli 41-45, M 16 Responses Jun 10, 2009

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    Monogamy Is Just Right For Me

    I have never seen any reason to fool around if you are in a relationship with one person. There is more to a reationship than sex. Perhaps that is the main reason people are so into infidelity is because they are not taking the time to get to know their partners. Comunication is...
    Micayla Micayla 61-65, F 5 Responses Sep 22, 2008

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    I Belive The Bible Teaches Against Polygamy Part 1

    In Matt. 19:4 we are told by Jesus that God created one “male and one female” and joined them in marriage. Mark 10:6-8 "But from the beginning of the creation, God 'made them male and female.' 'For this reason a man shall leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 14, 2013

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    Unfaithful

    I cannot relate to two timming, it goes against everything I believe.
    solarcybele solarcybele 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 8, 2009

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    The Death Of Monogamy

    “Tell me honestly Dad, did you ever cheat on Mum?” I asked my Father in the midst of a heart to heart chat. “Never,” was his emphatic reply. At 19 he vowed to love and cherish my Mother until death do them part. 51 years later my Mother’s sudden...
    gerardfsmith gerardfsmith 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 28, 2010

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    One-and-only

    Everyone has different needs and ideas as to how to meet these needs. For me, I want to be the only woman in a man's life and in return I will make him the only man in mine. I was part of a religion that, although publicly claims to support such values, encourages its male...
    SeekingAmanda SeekingAmanda 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    If Ducks, Geese, and Swans Can Be Monogomous

    then,I can too.  :)  I don't want anybody else, I've got my one and only.  Who still, after over 8 years of marriage, makes my heart go thud thud thud with his loving words and gentle, caring heart.  His ability to make me laugh, even when I'm mad at him (that...
    mj915 mj915 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2, 2008

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