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I Believe In The Sanctity Of Marriage

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 181 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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Marriage There are two kinds of things in life,

    basically: logical, and emotional. Emotionally driven things tend to turn out badly, for me anyway. I’ve been in love 7 or more times, and divorced twice. Strong emotion is not sustainable. Successful acquisition of practical things – like deciding which vehicle to purchase...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11, 2014

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    Beautiful cathartic intimacy Deep mutual acceptance Profound sensual surrendered passionate lovemaking Mutual Emotional support Each person putting the other before themselves...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I've always thought the concept of marriage was a good idea, but not for the reasons why most think. I don't think that marriage is an act that symbolizes "love" between 2 parties...
    ivan305 ivan305 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 19

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    I've never seen anything wrong with it. You're all worthy of love, happiness, and life. I'm glad gay marriage is legal in New Zealand now. Add that to your list of options...
    topsykrit topsykrit 18-21, F Jan 8

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    Matthew Chapter 13. The chapter starts really nicely Jesus went out and sat by the sea! I like to go out for walks, I enjoy walking in fields and woodland. I also like sitting by...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I believe there is a god who watches. He doesn't help or make things worse just watches. He doesn't answer prayers. He doesn't give miracles. He just watches. He is a god that will...
    no6pain6no6gain no6pain6no6gain 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Well I'm not going I say never but as of right now I don't feel like i need to get married in the future. Look I'm not in a serious relationship, do I want to be yes. I want to be...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Jan 18

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    It is better to learn faithfulness before marriage. Those who were not willing to wait before marriage, will more likely not restist within marriage. I believe that true love waits...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    Well, here we go! I....I guess we....will be starting our new life style this Friday. I discovered DD about 8 years into a horrible marriage. I didn't agree with a lot of what I...
    TownsendsGirl TownsendsGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Timeline part 2. All of my metaphysical training and all my observations of the human experience, around the world and in my own life, tell me that there are no coincidences. There...
    bcvegas4u2 bcvegas4u2 66-70, M 6 days ago

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    To help people to be more informed about Pakistan instead of listening to poverty and falling for any stories. Having been to Pakistan many times, I can safely say the below;- 1...
    Eridanus Eridanus 31-35 18 hrs ago

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    The Rapture.. Carol Brooks “Today’s church wants to be raptured from responsibility.” [Leonard Ravenhill] ON THIS PAGE Introduction Does It Matter? Beliefs...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Jan 10

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    It saddens me deeply that people do not take marriage seriously anymore. Marriage used to be "until death do us part" and because of which, people actually took time in getting to...
    MsBree01 MsBree01 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2014

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    TAKE MY ADVICE MAN. If you are a sincere sensitive type who will get heartbroken and can't do flippant relations like most people can. I was 34 when a 22 year old turned her...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    & I have no regrets. That said, I sincerely believe "to each his/her own" and would hate to imply my choices were the best choices. I respect people who choose to wait til marriage...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Jan 13

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    I'm still a virgin now, but I think it will not be like that until marriage though, my parents are basically making me stay a virgin until marriage. I don't want that at all...
    ItWasTheLastWeek ItWasTheLastWeek 13-15, F 9 Responses Jan 13

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    YES That kind of love is absolutley real, but only for those who are made for that, who believe in it, and want it. MANY people do not believe in it and will not see it that way...
    Ajushi Ajushi 36-40, M Jan 14

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    For me it has nothing to do with religion. It has to do with the fact that marriage is meant to be a life time commitment and when I made that commitment I realized that my vows...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 17

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    For over 20 years I lived a life with very little sex. The times we did have it were mostly initiated by me. After many years of this it really messes with a person's psyche...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    I am not in a troubled marriage. I am now in my second marriage. My first marriage lasted 21 years. My wife was confined to a wheelchair due to disability. We had three children...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 2

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      I'm new to this, so this is my first post, my marriage is failing and I'm on the verge of separation, things haven't been right with my wife for a long time, we used to be...
    swannie20 swannie20 26-30, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm not an extremist. People change or make mistakes. I don't believe one need stay in a poisonous relationship in order to secure a spot in heaven. Life is short. It's a gift to...
    justNIK justNIK 41-45, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Mom and dad are and it they are still in love after all those years. I want to have the same marriage with my boyfriend :)
    JillandMatt JillandMatt 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I recently responded to a post by 'The Little Mrs.' But my response was vague and inconclusive. Below I have written a comprehensive and objective response to her post. A post...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 7

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    It's humiliating to write but impossible to talk about. I am 25 years old and married to I really don't know what kind of man. I can honestly say that I love him but at the same...
    sabrina237 sabrina237 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 10

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    Do The Right Thing. Would you like to know the one secret that above all others can change your life forever? Would you like to know the one thing you can do, that will earn you...
    tcennoC tcennoC 51-55, M Jan 17

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    To everyone who says MUHAMMAD was a P-E-D-O, here is the truth. Yes, he married Aisha who was 9 years old at the time, but let me tell you one thing: it was the NORM in their...
    MuhammadIsGreat MuhammadIsGreat 22-25 6 Responses Jan 19

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    It's a common thing to say narcissist target weak ones. I have to say I disagree with this as I believe they beeline towards strong people, because it's more of a challenge and the...
    Imoveryou Imoveryou 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Husband hasn't looked at me in almost 3 years I can count the number of times we've kissed and hugged in that time span on my hand. I feel invisible and insignificant and no...
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 9

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    Like many of my girlfriends, I did not wait to have sex until I was married, I started having sex at age 13. I was pregnant three times when in school. Many of my girlfriends...
    mominhottub mominhottub 36-40, F 14 Responses Jan 18

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    My wife and I have a baby that is 12 months old and it seems like she has had postnatal depression since our son was born. On Christmas Day we had an argument which resulted in my...
    Mp1000 Mp1000 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 18

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    India as you all might know is a country rich in culture and tradition. Arranged marriages happens to be a very integral part of this culture. I am 27 years old and got married in...
    femaleskeleton femaleskeleton 26-30 1 Response Jan 19

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    I didn't know about soul mates. I had heard the words before like pretty much everyone else but I didn't know if something so ideal could even have a chance exist in this crazy...
    Wooddragonfan Wooddragonfan 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Why do they call it gay marriage? Im so sick of the labels they give everything. Its not a gay marriage. Its marriage. Marriage is about two people who love each other. It doesnt...
    WarriorPoet97 WarriorPoet97 16-17, F 8 Responses Jan 2

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    Facing marriage, people have different ideas about the contrast between love and money. However, I prefer love to money, if I have the choice. Firstly, as a matter of fact, love...
    rosafiermonte rosafiermonte 26-30, F Jan 14

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    It does not belong to me it belongs to everyone. Marriage is between consenting parties who vow to be in a committed romantic relationship. Far be it form me to stop someone from...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F Jan 19

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