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I Believe In Traditional Roles Within Marriage

A group for those that believe the male should be the leader of the family and the head of the household while still realizing the importance of the f 978 People

    Educating Our Daughter On Traditional Marriage

    Over the last few months hubby and I have been educating our eldest DD about traditional marriage. We are a christian family so have references to the bible. She has openly said she wants "parts" of a traditional marriage. She struggles at school but does try very hard. She is...
    jopearsonuk jopearsonuk 31-35, F 17 Responses Mar 19, 2013

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    I Love My Life

    I love my role. I know exactly what is expected of me in our marriage. There is no fighting or bickering, if I fail to do something I am suppose to do my husband will point it out and I will rectify it immediately. I stay home with our children, that is my job. I don't get to sit...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 30, 2012

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    I can't tell you how shocked

    and surprised I am to encounter so many people online now that I've started researching it who have lived out years or decades of their life in D/s relationships, familiar with the concepts and language, etcetera when I myself was completely oblivious that submissive women even...
    Ajushi Ajushi 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 14, 2013

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    A News Article On House Chores

    This is just a news article on house work that is running in my country, I think it provides a insightful approach and is encouraging to us women doing the housework that it is important to take note that we are appreciated and our husbands and it is for me a little morale...
    hhue hhue 26-30, F 7 Responses Sep 27, 2012

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    The Newtown, Connecticut Shooter: The Conversation You Won’t See Anywhere Else

    From Fathers and Families | PO Box 270760 | Boston, MA 02127http://www.fathersandfamilies.org/ The Newtown, Connecticut Shooter: The Conversation You Won’t See Anywhere Else Ned Holstein, MS, MD Founder & Chairman of the Board Ned Holstein, MS, MD Founder & Chairman of...
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M Dec 20, 2012

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    Mras/Anti-feminists Views On Marriage, Family, And Traditional Roles:

    While many MRAs/anti-feminists claim that feminism doesn't support traditional marriages, and wants to destroy families and eliminate marriages from our culture, they are in fact the ones who are promoting this, and not feminists. Almost all of the feminists here on EP, are...
    bluelady1021 bluelady1021 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 4, 2013

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    What I Want For Myself...

    ...isn't necessarily what is best for everyone, but when I am married I kind of want to stay at home or have a small job (teacher's aide, part time). I have very traditional values on marriage, but I realize it isn't for everyone. Still, I want nothing more than to be a housewife...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 7, 2012

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    First time poster so cute me a break ok.

    The thing is I've come to learn that, though we as a people fight our design, are you ready, there are gender roles. Yes I said it. I think this is why marriage has suffered. Spoiler alert! I'm going to refer to the bible. So much to say, but where to start? Men need God...
    thepurposeislove thepurposeislove 26-30, M 9 Responses May 18

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    I Love Gay Marriage

    i'm also into women's rights. did i forget i believe in evolution? :o and i think there's nothing wrong with girls thinking another girl is cute. and there's nothing wrong with boys having crushes on boys. and i also see nothing wrong with a woman being just as dominent as a...
    osnapitzari osnapitzari 18-21, F 10 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Preparing Our Daughter

    Our eldest step daughter struggles at school and is counting down the days to when she leaves. She does try hard at school but can't put things across when it comes to written exams. She has shared with me some of her thoughts and said she wants to be a mummy herself when she is...
    jopearsonuk jopearsonuk 31-35, F 10 Responses Feb 4, 2013

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    What Happened?

    I want to know what happened to the traditional roles. Where the woman stayed home took care of the house and kids and even homeschooed them. I think women going out into the work force is what has ruined a lot of things. I know that I may get a lot of mad people on this because...
    LilMrs LilMrs 26-30, F 9 Responses May 4, 2013

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    Side By Side

    My husband is the head of the house, but we do walk side by side in the journey of marriage.
    Mrskatearch Mrskatearch 31-35, F 4 Responses Jul 20, 2013

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    25 Years Of Marriage

    I have been waiting for him to step up and take the lead. I am tired and frustrated and he is clueless.
    Solelyme Solelyme 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    Couldn't Of Said It Better Myself.

    Just a little piece from one of my favorite authors.  The following is from the book, Happy Housewives, by Darla Shine.  The luxury that our mothers had as girls was that they knew that even though they would go to college, most likely their main goal was to meet a man who...
    traditionalwifeanjul traditionalwifeanjul 36-40 6 Responses Sep 1, 2011

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    The Man Of The House

    My husband and I have always been traditional in our roles. I am the woman and he is the man. I am the wife and mother. I will work outside of the house if it nessecary for our family, he is the main bread winner and decision maker. It has worked for us and our family for the...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Jul 2, 2012

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    I Believe

    That if men and women were truly made to be equal, then we would not need each other. If a woman can do everything a man can do and vice versa, where would we be? Having heterosexual relationships or relationships in general other than procreation would be null and void...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    I Reject The Stereotype That American

    Women&More Specifically Black Women Act Like Boorish Men- I have been married to one for nearly 25 years and have never experienced emasculating American men say they experience. I am half Asian,half-White raised in a traditional Korean household. I was raised to believe it is...
    DoonJi DoonJi 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    When I get married I definitely want to be the

    wife who keeps herself looking good for her husband. My biggest fear is letting myself go... I only want one child after a few years of being married and I want to continue going to the gym and keeping myself right and tight and my hair always done and my house always clean. I...
    denisestephanie denisestephanie 22-25, F 6 Responses Oct 24

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    http://rentforhouse.blogs.

    experienceproject.com There is a new exhibit in a zoo in New York. Visitors can see three Komodo dragons there. Two are male and one is female. The trio is still just teenagers. They are just over five feet long (1.5 metres). The adult males can grow up to nine feet (2.7m) from...
    howtobecomearealestateagent howtobecomearealestateagent 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Are You Kidding Me

    you all actually want to be pushed around by your husbands? you can do anything you want to but you just let him tell you what to do thats crazy. I would never want anyone to tell me what to do exspecially not a stupid guy. I will never get married for that reason.
    Fireredrose Fireredrose 18-21, F 25 Responses Jun 14, 2012

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    Ok, There I've Said It.... I Do.....

    I believe in traditional roles within marriage, the ideal of one half being the HOH (head of house to the uninitiated!!), of them having the final say, being the ultimate decision maker, and in some cases, disciplinarian, if you believe in moderate DD lifestyle like I do.  But I...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F May 20, 2012

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    Married...divorced...married Again Only Happy Now

    100 Years ago.........Ok maybe it wasn't that long ago. My husband and I hated each other. I was being strong and independent. I took total care of the kids, worked up to 3 jobs at a time. Got them all cell phones so they could call me at any time, and took them to a sitter if I...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 9 Responses Sep 14, 2012

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    Raising A Family The Traditional Way

    When I wed my lovely husband he told me how he wanted his children to be raised and said I must fully support him which I do. Some people have said we are old fashioned, others have fully supported us. DH comes from a very traditional family and he wants this to continue. He...
    jopearsonuk jopearsonuk 31-35, F 6 Responses Dec 16, 2012

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    Adam Lanza Is A Feminist Success Story.

    Adam Lanza grew up in a Single Mother family. None of the media I've heard has mentioned whatever became of his father. Over 80% of violent criminals in our prisons grew up in single mother homes. Almost all gang members grew up in single mother homes. Most of the...
    DozerDan DozerDan 66-70, M Dec 17, 2012

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    These are personal views of mine

    but I believe that men and women have specific roles in marriage. I believe that when you get married it becomes your responsibility to work for the benefit of your husband/wife. I am traditional in believing that women should support her husband and make sure he gets what he...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 7 Responses Nov 9

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    Me Too

    The husband goes to work or to war, and the wife is homemaker and mother.
    yfronts36 yfronts36 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 30, 2012

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    The Old Days

    Every so often I hear ladies saying they were born in the wrong time. They wish they had been born 300, or100 years ago or even 50 years before they were. Not me.  I don't think I would have been nearly as competent then.Number one reason.  I mess with stuff, and I forget...
    JennaR JennaR 46-50, F 11 Responses Apr 12, 2013

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    SweetMae SweetMae 61-65, F 2 Responses Jan 11

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    Traditional Marriage When Your Husband Is Not Decisive? Why Yes, It Is Possible!

    I often hear women say that they like the idea of a traditional marriage, but their man isn't decisive enough to take the lead. Thoughts like that make me laugh, now sure men have changed in some ways (What the heck is a metro-sexual?) but all men have periods where they're not...
    AmoAngelus AmoAngelus 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 2, 2013

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    Soon To Be A Mrs.!

    My man proposed last night at dinner, kneeling on one knee and slipping my beautiful ring on my finger. Everyone in the restaurant clapped! In June, I'll be vowing to "love, honor and obey" and then I'll happily settle into the only career I ever want, a traditional, old...
    MrsAshleyR MrsAshleyR 18-21, F 8 Responses Jan 21, 2013

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    I'm honestly afraid to get married, I'm afraid of being cheated on, I'm afraid of marrying a man who would hurt me or our future kids. It's easy to say meet a guy who will treat...
    nottheaveragegirl nottheaveragegirl 16-17, F 6 Responses Nov 10

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    I believe in strict gender roles, as the women and the man have different roles. For example, the woman serves the man his plate of food, brings him his drink, does his laundry...
    cycoeva cycoeva 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 30

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    Why do men go out to work while women are housekeepers? Historically men went out and hunted for food because they are larger and that made them better hunters. Additionally...
    CarmenBear CarmenBear 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 1

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    Honestly this is allowed, but gay marriage is not? http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/crazy-love-charles-manson-obtains-wedding-license-marry-26-year-n250391
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    As I end a marriage that I thought would last forever more and more I realize true love is rare. What ever happened to loving someone unconditionally, through thick and thin. Yes...
    Thundakatt Thundakatt 36-40, F 2 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I think its pointless to wait until marriage. The people who judge others for having sex before marriage are backward and archaic. I hope people out there aren't made to feel bad...
    tinmahn tinmahn 22-25, M 17 hrs ago

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    Love is really the most powerful thing and yet most people don't really know what it is. So I would like to share something I've found with all you posters. There are a few...
    thepurposeislove thepurposeislove 26-30, M Oct 27

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    The present is constantly passing, and with it’s departure are fleeing accomplishments and struggles. Although sanity suggests that it is healthier to hold the good times closer...
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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...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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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...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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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...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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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...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11

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    I want to change finally in my life. I want to be a believer of God. I had awful past, and other things in my life. But i allways knew that God is real and he is watching over us...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 Responses 14 hrs ago

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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...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    I find I can't share with many people and I just want to shout here. I just got married in 1 month. I been with my hubby for 7 years, before we got married. I hope to get married...
    depressrach depressrach 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 25

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    Two unhappy people in a marriage equals an unhappy marriage. One unhappy person in a marriage is soon joined by the other. True happiness can only come from within.
    Loverofpeace Loverofpeace 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 9

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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...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Nov 11