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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    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 Jul 20

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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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    (This is a post of mine from a previous profile. I decided I'd post it on my new profile) Gay Marriage I am fully in support of gay, lesbian and transgender couples' right to get...
    ForeverInDarkness22 ForeverInDarkness22 22-25, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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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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    I'm catholic and marriage is necessary. I understand that but I just don't believe in it. Whenever I think about it I start feeling suffocated or something like that. I don't like...
    Kimberlynnn Kimberlynnn 13-15, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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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 Jul 22

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    Well my marriage was hell. Ok. That may be a little unfair. The end of it certainly was! I'd watched all my families marriages fall apart. I have seven cousins across three...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M 2 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 Jul 21

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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 3 Responses Jul 21

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    Why should the law be involved with who you marry? Why should anyone else be involved with who you marry except for you and the person you love? It's nobodies choice but yours! Not...
    hellerpeople hellerpeople 16-17, F a week 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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    PLEASE PLEASE READ THIS TOO!!! Because of the number of people who have read and responded to my previous post, I've decided to add an addendum to my initial story. I am quoting...
    medicalimpossibility medicalimpossibility 36-40 2 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 am 65 and my wife is 62. We have been together for over twenty years and married for six. I love my wife very much and tell her so frequently. We are compatible and agreeable in...
    worksforme2 worksforme2 61-65, M 16 Responses 2 days ago

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    Let me start by saying this. If you are so miserable in your own marriage that you feel justified in having an affair with another person who is also married, thereby ruining that...
    knittingbadsweaters knittingbadsweaters 41-45, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    It's already August now~ I can't believe how fast the time goes~jeez~ and feel over speeding~
    kentlim00 kentlim00 13-15, M 2 hrs ago

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    I've actually got more guy friends that girl friends! I really do believe that a guy and a girl can just be friends. But I guess that's just my opinion; I've got brothers, and then...
    SilverEyedWolf SilverEyedWolf 13-15, F 1 hr 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 2 Responses Jul 21

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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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    Like the real love, the one until death. What happens to him ? My grand parents and a lot of elders I know I know are still together after all that time spend. (But I know also...
    ClassicGentleman ClassicGentleman 18-21, M 6 days ago

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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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    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 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 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 13 Responses Jul 10

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    I think I belong to this group with my story instead of ILISM, or both.. Something just doesn’t feel right on the inside of me. I have this heart that can love and be loved, but...
    moonstruck77 moonstruck77 46-50, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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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 Jul 17

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    Okay, so I was on here a few days ago and told a little about my situation and history. Most people were harsh and judgmental towards me when I admitted to being the one who...
    Nil0 Nil0 46-50, F 13 Responses 1 day ago

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    Never thought I would have a kid before marriage and definitely never thought I would be a single mom and not have a stable family for my child. Never thought I would be with...
    lovelylady20 lovelylady20 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Tomorrow is T -1... so to speak. I have finally set up an appointment with my first attorney. Then Monday I have an appointment with a divorce mediator (who knows, maybe it can...
    inmytime inmytime 31-35, M 9 Responses Jul 23

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    And why wouldn't I? The ONLY reason I could see for anyone to have anything against gay marriage is religion. But if you are against gays because of religion then you are a...
    shoxic shoxic 22-25, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Blast off! So I told my husband I wanted a divorce today, and tried to give him a letter from my lawyer to make it a reality. It did not go well. My H said he won't agree to a...
    CherishMe2 CherishMe2 51-55, F 30 Responses Jul 5

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    How do you know if it's really over? My husband and I relationship always consisted of "extreme moments"- when things are great they are head over heels great! In turn when...
    Ashante90 Ashante90 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 9

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    Another point of view... One of my closest friend in real life knows about my decision to end this marriage. She moved in another country years ago and we only meet once or twice...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 6 Responses Jul 11

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    I just found this site this week, obviously because I am hurting. I have read a lot and learned a lot already. I really am in a " not sexually satisfied marriage" or a " I don...
    tddyd tddyd 51-55, M 10 Responses Jul 11

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