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I Believe In The Sanctity Of Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 226 People

    I believe in marriage

    and would like to get married but my partner doesn't believe in it. I love him and he says he loves me too. I feel like I have to leave him because of it but I'm not sure what to do. Has anyone been through something similar?
    Misscandee Misscandee 70+, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    Struck By Lightning: Matrimony

    This is the true testimony of Gloria Polo Ortiz after she was struck by lightning and had a near death experience. In this story, I am quoting from her book of this title, and that section in the book called, "Matrimony".I would like to speak to you about the great grace of the...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 3 Responses Jan 28, 2013

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    Growing Up In A Sexless Marriage

    I was almost tempted to join the "I Live In A Sexless Marriage" group, not because I live in a sexless marriage but because I grew up in one, i.e. my parent's one.I came on EP to write a weight loss blog and found that the largest group here is for people living in sexless...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 17 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    To People Who Judge Other People:You know who you are

    I blocked you because you judge people and you don't even know them.So be it. Just shows your immaturity. People must understand some of these things I do & write are not neccesarlly based on myself. They could be based on maybe somethings on my past OR SOMEONE ELSES. The main...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 29, 2012

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    The Sanctity Of Marriage

    I believe in upholding the true definition of marriage. It is between two people that love each other.
    sky12345 sky12345 18-21, M 6 Responses Apr 18, 2013

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    I am 36 years old. I shock many

    when they find out about my inexperience and lack of knowledge of most things romantic. I am still waiting for my first real kiss. I am still waiting to be married before I willingly have sex. I have never been on a romantic date. I have never had an offline boyfriend. Many in...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 16, 2014

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    God Is The Third Person In Our Marriage

    I do believe that a validly contracted marriage between two baptised persons is a holy and sacred covenant.  I believe that when a man and a woman exchange vows they are given a unique participation in the Divine Life.  They receive all the graces necessary to survive their...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 8 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    The Catholic Priest And His Married Parishioner

    A Catholic priest and one of his married parishioners had fallen in love and had planned to have an affair.  A get together had been planned one evening.But the priest thought better of it and stayed home.That night, a new born baby was left in a shoe box on the priory doorstep...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 10 Responses Apr 29, 2012

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    Well I read a post on marriage today here.

    This set me thinking.Can we change those who cheat in their marriages .I think we cannot unless these people decide to change and understand how they are hurting others.Counselling or telling them to read up on the devastating effects of cheating on...
    whitesunshine87 whitesunshine87 51-55, F 3 Responses May 19

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    Marriage Is Understanding All Is Not Perfect

    Marriage and takeing the vows with all that is involved is really lying from the start. Thou shalt not commit adultry etc. in the Bible states many commandments.  Many things are said and done in life. What's it all really mean...? It means when your in a marriage or in life...
    Haunted5 Haunted5 56-60, F May 16, 2011

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    You keep using the words 'Gay'

    and 'Marriage' together, as though they represent something... this confuses me. Stop it. No... really. You tell me that you support 'Gay Marriage' I'm just not sure I understand what that is... the word is a contradiction. You don't believe me then? Maybe... I can explain...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    Hate To Burst Your Bubble

    i totally don't believe in the sanctity of marraige. i'm not a god fearing man and i live in a sexless marraige. supposedly marraige is for two people man and won to join together have sex and have kids. why should the religious community force their ideas on people who have a...
    fineboxes fineboxes 56-60, M 5 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    I'm living in a mostly sexless marriage. Once a week is the highlight of it all. I remember the passion and yearning we once had for each other and wonder where did it go. What...
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    I feel..that if you really love someone? you don't need to get married to prove that. I find that kinda stupid? lol I will never get married. marriage doesint last? nor does...
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    The following is a prayer to god that has given me the foundation for my noble purpose of exposing him for the evil abuser he is. If you love god this prayer is not for you. "Our...
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    I believe so but sometimes I am confused. I always loved nu dity even before marriage. After that my hus didn't object to it. That was relaxing and comfortable period. After some...
    sologhost sologhost 36-40, F 20 Responses 1 day ago

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    I totally respect and admire the fact of two people devoting themselves to each other for as long as they live, but I feel marriage is a way of requiring someone to stick around...
    blazinbree blazinbree 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    hiimmy hiimmy 16-17, F 5 Responses 6 days ago

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    There's nothing wrong with expressing your love to someone with your body through physical intimacy. Not only does this magnificent expression benifit reinforcing the...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 6 days ago

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    I am currently in LDR-met online going on to 2 years now.Ive fallen deeply inlove with him and he is my first love.We've never met before.I am a christian and i hold strong on to...
    Carlinah90 Carlinah90 22-25, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I am a straight person but I believe in equality and I believe that Australia should legally allow gay marriage. I mean like, c'mon. Britain has it. Ireland won it by a vote. New...
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    In this modern day and age, getting married simply isn't necessary in this modern age. Although I can appreciate the beauty of two people committing to a life together, or the...
    lilysworld lilysworld 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    Marriage is lots of work!!! I myself do not have the paper nor do I desire to have the paper! I love my baby daddy! Lol we been together for along time!! I don't think a piece of...
    ginaw35 ginaw35 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 18

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    I searched the App Store for "LGBT" and this came up and apparently there's an "I don't believe in gay marriage" or w/e???? How is that a thing
    PrincenElectraHearts PrincenElectraHearts 16-17, T 3 Responses Jul 17

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    so since marriage is legal now will this group get taken down and replaced with something else?
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 15

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    Maybe I don't believe in lasting marriages as much (from personal experience, unfortunately), but I still believe in the idea that I can be in love and passionately love with JUST...
    OnceBittenTooMany OnceBittenTooMany 41-45, F Jul 15

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    I don't recommend dating or marriage......... it seems like a big lie right now. "I love you" "But what about your ex, you said you loved them too" "But, I love you" "I think you...
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    Not only because I'm gay, but I think that we should do unto others as we'd want done unto us.
    AaronForever91 AaronForever91 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 14

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    Okay guys, it's been like how many weeks, and I still have to see you rant about your fight against gay marriage? Well, I guess if the bible says it's wrong you do make a valid...
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    Black judge under fire for refusing to perform a gay ‘marriage’ on religious grounds TOLEDO, OH, July 10, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) -- A judge in the Toledo area is under fire from...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M Jul 13

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    so my dad is going on his 5th marriage, my mom is on her unhappy number 3 marriage. in my 26 years of life I have experienced divorce between my parents and their significant...
    bretneyc bretneyc 26-30, F Jul 11

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