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I Believe In The Sanctity Of Marriage

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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

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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 4 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 18 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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    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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    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 5 Responses Apr 18, 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 4 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    And that it should last forever

    unless infidelity is involved.
    CheerfulOne CheerfulOne 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Sanctity Of Marriage

    Differant people interpit it differantly! My wife& I are still happy together after all these yrs(raised 5 kids)! Unlike many friends& family--We are still together! However--We (allmost) allways knew that LOVE&SEX were two completly differant things& we can have sex...
    jettys jettys 56-60 Feb 4, 2012

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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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    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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    I don't believe in marriage. So many marriages in the US end in divorce or people end up staying together miserably ever after. My parents hate each other and I don't want to end...
    sweetstar1 sweetstar1 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    To me, marriage is TOO binding. Honestly, how many people can actually be happy together forever? The answer is 50%. half of marriages end in divorce. I believe that being in an...
    StrangeDarkSecrets StrangeDarkSecrets 13-15 Jul 10

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    I do believe that gay marriage should become legal. Everyone has the right to love who they love. This means everyone should have the right to marry to who they love, no matter...
    DamoiseauDynavolt DamoiseauDynavolt 16-17, M Jul 6

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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...
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Marriage is about love! Not gender! You should marry who you love! Regardless of their gender it sad to see people "hate" gays and transgenders be who you wanna be! Love who you...
    catxfreak catxfreak 18-21, F Jun 27

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    I've seen many man and women who can be legally together but doesn't live a happy marriage and end up divorced. However, I know a gay couple who can't be legally together (yeah...
    Chrubim08 Chrubim08 16-17, M Jun 30

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    I hope that someday gay marriage will be legal in all 50 US states. I see it as a simple basic right for gays as it is for those who are straight. I'm straight myself and fully...
    gladiatorfan gladiatorfan 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    It's like the 21st century. I can't believe we're even still arguing about this. Aren't we all on the same page yet?
    GirlFromChicago GirlFromChicago 18-21, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    I don't understand why this should be a legal issue! Love is love people should marry who you want! You fall for the heart not their gentiles!
    Keespanker Keespanker 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I believe gay marriage are grate to have. And I hope I have a marriage.
    Ashtonlamarthomas Ashtonlamarthomas 16-17, M Jul 2

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    ive been married for 13 years , the last 3 years have been totally loveless in everyway , my wife wont even look at me , i excercise everyday and take care of my body , try and...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 14 Responses Jun 25

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    Watching TV today and came upon a talk-show that brought up the subject of monogamy. One of the gentleman on stage insisted that men weren't made to be monogamous. "There are...
    MNI1982 MNI1982 26-30, F Jun 26

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    Outsourcing, sex and ...Oxitocin: The Love and Trust Hormone Can Be Deceptive Although poets and authors have tried to describe love, in the world of neuroscience, researchers...
    largehopes largehopes 36-40 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    Hello I'm new to this site. I posted once prior, but I had no clue where I was in the situation. I'm a terrible writer and this is going to be long enough, so I'll jump right into...
    gator613 gator613 26-30, M Jul 9

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    I've been in a sexless marriage for 14 years. It started going down hill within the first year and I knew then something wasn't right. I've poured my heart out to him so many times...
    ABlueChristine ABlueChristine 41-45, F 19 Responses Jun 29

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    It's not about other people... it's about YOU! It's your life to live nobody elses! No one got the right to judge you and if they do well stand up for yourself and don't let them...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    This is a post by someone who's profile was deleted for whatever reason, and sine it has helped so many while it was on here, but since it was deleted I'll re-post it so it can...
    joshwilburn1017 joshwilburn1017 18-21, M 8 hrs ago

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    I cheated on my husband, then i left him. He was mean, and I'm tired of repeating the details, but by mean I intend to say that he fits into many of the descriptors of an...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I believe in freedom of religion and I believe in freed from religion. For those who say this is a Christian nation, I grant that they are right if they speak of culture, but they...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 10 hrs ago

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    Men and women are both as valuable as each other, but every single group no matter how big or small needs a leader mainly to keep order and keep the ball rolling in one direction...
    trafikmasta trafikmasta 36-40, M 9 hrs ago

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    Jesus Christ Biography Biblical Figure (c. 6–c. 30) QUICK FACTS NAME Jesus Christ OCCUPATION Biblical Figure BIRTH DATE c. 6 BCE DEATH DATE c. 30 PLACE OF BIRTH Bethlehem PLACE...
    7DeadlySin 7DeadlySin 13-15, M 8 hrs ago

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    If you have read any of my stories, you probably know a lot about my life. My marriage has been a complete disaster, my husband finally confessed he had an emotional affair for...
    90loveandhate 90loveandhate 22-25, F Jul 3

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    I'm 29, married for 5 years, 2 beautiful kids. Unfortunately like most here I live in a sexless marriage. I have for several years. Now some will say, your young and just not happy...
    incognito21 incognito21 26-30, M 15 Responses Jul 1

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    I had a arrange marriage…the very next day mil takes away my gold jewellery worth more than 12 lakhs (without my permission) and keeps it in her locker. I stay mum..n when I ask...
    srinivasleela84 srinivasleela84 26-30, F Jul 7

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    I recently went through an issue with my partner, we are both from New Jersey but drove to California to visit family. As we were in Cali, I made the horrible mistake of talking to...
    ncyayala ncyayala 18-21, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    About The Importance Of Respect „We are not Cain, Lord. We have not slain our brother. But our words are often sharp as a knife. We are not Cain, Lord. We have not thrown a...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 3

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    I am in my third marriage. Curious how things go, my first one ended because my wife refused sex almost all the time. to the point of being intolerable. The stories I read here, i...
    marcz7 marcz7 46-50, M 9 Responses Jul 4

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    Lessons From Finance Class... I'm taking Business Finance this month (because nothing is more fun than sixteen-week courses packed into a four-week-long summer class), and my...
    MeNotWe MeNotWe 26-30, F 12 Responses Jul 10

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    Everything Happens for a Reason (Part 2) On January 29, I met someone on EP that has become an integral part of my life (I’ll refer to him as “D”). We had many great...
    ASubsNeed ASubsNeed 41-45, F 7 hrs ago

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    Everything Happens for a Reason (Part 2) On January 29, I met someone on EP that has become an integral part of my life (I’ll refer to him as “D”). We had many great...
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    I love you, just for who you are. In return I expect nothing from you. I love you, just the way you are. Therefore I expect you to change nothing I love you, because I need to love...
    GJOFJ3 GJOFJ3 56-60, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I believe that there is a right time and right place for everything. If those two doesn't match the result will most likely not be the outcome expected. Disappointment! I also...
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    A Bucket Filled With Tools And Getting Closer Again The crisis between my wife and myself started around Christmas and came to a terrible high at New Years eve. I left the family...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M 2 Responses Jun 29

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    “I remember the Chronicles of Angevil, that the Zombies will find the Ice Wall while the Fighters divide and defend and expel. I realized that the ice wall was and what the...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    the perfect way to describe my wife is a line from a Police song Synchronicity part II , "mother chants her litany of boredom and frustration , but we know all her suicides are...
    skiball5150 skiball5150 36-40, M 13 Responses Jul 15

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    The chamber is empty, all the bullets have been fired, and the marriage has breathed it's last! I've got no shortage of dates and fun and friends, I wake up every day smiling, no...
    Gearcynic Gearcynic 31-35, M 11 Responses 6 days ago

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