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I Believe In The Sanctity Of Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 227 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 always believed that love is never enough or it'll never be enough. Until this friend of mine rebutted and told me 'why? Love is always enough' I asked her 'why? because there...
    thelittlemonster thelittlemonster 18-21, F 9 mins ago

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    I believe that we create our own heaven and hell. Eternal life that's an endless monotony doesn't sound like heaven to me.
    justbnatural justbnatural 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I do believe. But I never throw these words at people`s faces. I never scare people with all these ideas about hell and endless tortures. Unlike many women who claim to be...
    Tatius Tatius 26-30, F 5 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Yes I support gay marriage very much I'm very glad it's legal in all 50 states of America. Now people can get married wherever there are and not have to move to another state to...
    nightskyvampire nightskyvampire 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    I believe in forever, but I don't believe marriage should be a necessity for it.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 6 Responses 3 days ago

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    Disney: Make the next prince gay! Petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/992/572/195/disney-lets-see-some-gay-princes/
    SupernaturalScientist SupernaturalScientist 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    We entered into Marriage believing it was for ever and intend to keep it that way!
    littlescamp littlescamp 41-45, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    And now it is in the United States. Marriage is a lay institution. The primary interest is that of society, not individuals, and even less that of the salvation of Christian...
    tyrihans45 tyrihans45 66-70, M 4 days ago

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    What Is Up With Sexless Marriages? One of the largest groups on EP is "I live in a sexless marriage" I do not understand how people can be "married" and one of them is not meeting...
    janessa1 janessa1 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Never have. I just don't understand why you would need a piece of paper to prove your love to someone, and why should you limit yourself so harshly. If you love someone, decide to...
    girlinwhite girlinwhite 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think I fixed your marriage It was broken ... You had been tossed aside for over a year ... When we had our first date When you said wow As you walked up my steps You were so...
    momacods momacods 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    1 year today we moved out of our house. I went to stay with a friend ...who later decided my kids couldn't stay overnight. Ended up sleeping at our church a couple nights when I...
    MrHeartaFire MrHeartaFire 41-45, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    The secret of a happy marriage is finding the right person. You know they're right if you love to be with them all the time.
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    The Heresy of Hillsong There is probably no better known name within contemporary Christian music than that of Hillsong. Since 1992 they had released more than forty albums...
    churinga churinga 70+, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Even though I was "burned".......I still believe in love. I still believe in the sanctity of marriage. Although it's a "long-shot", I hope someday to know what it feels like to be...
    AddMeNot AddMeNot 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I'm really hesitant to post this because I know there's been a lot of controversy on here recently regarding the LGBT community and religion/Christians. I don't support gay...
    UndeservingUndesired UndeservingUndesired 26-30, F 7 Responses Jun 28

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    And now.... Lmao!! When you fake need votes....
    Cnote7 Cnote7 41-45, M Jun 28

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    Smh!!...............................
    Cnote7 Cnote7 41-45, M Jun 28

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    It is time for another American Revolution to overthrow oppressors Today’s US Supreme Court ruling against the understanding for millennia that marriage can naturally only be...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 28

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    If you don't believe in gay marriage don't get one! Let those who do be happy..
    wilhelmar wilhelmar 26-30, M 4 Responses Jun 27

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    I am happy this happened and all, and I saw some of it when I went to the tv. But I cared more for the Imagine Dragons playing after the announcement on the Today show than I did...
    OmegaJ OmegaJ 18-21, T 3 Responses Jun 27

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    It was good hearing the news today that marriage equality is now the norm. For some strange reason, however, it reminded me of a little experience two Fridays ago... I was taking...
    AlwaysFacingtheFace AlwaysFacingtheFace 18-21, M Jun 27

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    This July my partner and I will have been together 39 years and now we can finally marry and it will be legal in all the US. We never dreamed this day would happen.
    Dan2602 Dan2602 66-70, M 8 Responses Jun 26

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    Children born in the U.S. from this day on will never have to grow up worrying about who they can marry, and that's a beautiful thing. This just proves that love will always win...
    Madison18 Madison18 18-21, F 4 Responses Jun 26

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    congratulations though the bad thing is i think the fight has just begun. I'm afraid its going to be like intergration when it comes to the states allowing it cause marriage laws...
    sassygirl15 sassygirl15 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 26

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    Well done America! We legalized gay marriage over here in the UK last year. Did it hurt us straight folk? No, of course it f***ing didn't. Did it cause society to crumble? No, of...
    robwet28 robwet28 36-40, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    I beat a lot of people in southern states are praying and thinking the world is coming to an end today. probably gonna be a lot of hate crimes committed and rallies against this...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 5 Responses Jun 26

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    I knew the day would come when marriage equality would finally happen and today it did! I'm so proud to be an American and proud to be lesbian~love wins and hate loses :).
    mandygirl87 mandygirl87 36-40, F Jun 26

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    America is finally taking a step in the right direction. congratulations to everyone who is now able to legally marry the ones that they love
    Becky555 Becky555 18-21, F 2 Responses Jun 26

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    wow, I'm very happy that the United States has approved gay marriage throughout the national territory ..... I will love to know this beautiful country soon and enjoy all the best...
    000Thallensjaan 000Thallensjaan 16-17, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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