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I Don't Believe In Divorce

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    A reader emailed me last night saying she was

    recently invited to her friend's 'divorce party.' She wanted my opinion on the new trend. Divorce party: a celebration of a broken vow. "Hooray! We quit on ourselves and each other! Now let's dance!" I'd heard of these things before, but I almost hesitated to believe the...
    Elysion Elysion 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 15, 2014

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    It Makes Marriage Pointless

    The whole point of marriage is a LIFETIME relationship.  If you want a temporary relationship, just get a boyfriend or girlfriend.  When you make the vow, you say "until DEATH be us part," not "until divorce be us part."  Some argue that divorce...
    RopinTexan RopinTexan 22-25, M 36 Responses Jul 11, 2008

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    I honestly feel like it's just

    for people who are too lazy to try and fight for their marriage. Divorces are used so heavily these days it's almost becoming the normal thing. Kids these days are looking foward to second and third husbands and stuff like that. It's ridiculous and lazy.
    scaarlette scaarlette 18-21, F Feb 25, 2015

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    Marriage Vows

    It's strange that "75% of people who have this experience are women" and yet women are twice as likely to break up a marriage as men. I wish that divorce laws reflected marriage. Only if the marital promise is broken should a divorce be permissible - and only by the injured...
    Interesdom Interesdom 51-55, M Nov 20, 2012

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    I don't believe in throwing something

    as sacred as marriage away. I believe in fixing it! We were almost on the verge and instead, I fixed me and became a better wife! My husband would never cheat on me but even if he did I can't imagine myself divorcing him.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 29, 2015

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    I Do Not Believe In Divorce

    Today, my cousin told me how her and her husband wanted a divorce. It got me thinking. When we say I do. We are promising our lives to this person. Divorce takes the commitment out of marriage. We are promising our life time to another person and they are promising their life...
    breannajust breannajust 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 21, 2013

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    Last Resort, Not Only Solution

    my husband and I both come from parents who wound up getting divorced. his mother left his father because he was abusive. my mother left my father simply because she felt like it. and despite the very valid reason for his mother leaving, my mother's actions are what have led us...
    shadowplayTH shadowplayTH 26-30, F Sep 23, 2013

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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 are law in my life. I don't like the fact that people use divorce like the only option when I see it as a last resort in abuse cases only. I...
    WynonnaMarye WynonnaMarye 18-21, F Jan 17, 2015

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    Til Death

    Til death do us part that is a vow not to be taken lightly, I believe that when you get married it is through good and bad and that is why young people shouldn't get married from 18-25 that period is for you to discover yourself and be on your own alone to be independent stand on...
    Jan 29, 2013

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    Marriage Is Pairing Up To Travel Along An Unknown Road With No Clear Destination.

    I accept that alcoholism or substance abuse is grounds for divorce. Or a felony conviction, especially if the sentence is more than a year of time on the inside. Repeat domestic violence even in the absence of medical issues. Or a single episode of domestic violence that puts a...
    consa consa 66-70, M Jul 23, 2011

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    My Thoughts On Divorce

    "Untill death do us part" How could you say that and take it back? How could you make a commitment and break it, for such a silly reason? "We fell out of love." NO! When your married, your family, and you DO NOT leave your family. Siblings fight, parents...
    WinterPrincess21 WinterPrincess21 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    I Dont

    ---- I completely understand that marriage and relationships are hard, but I don't believe in divorce. My parents' have been married for over 30+ years with each other, yeah they have had there ups and downs but you continue.. " Marriage is hard, it's not easy sometimes you fight...
    Joyce89 Joyce89 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 19, 2011

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    My Thoughts On Divorce

    "Untill death do us part" How could you say that and take it back? How could you make a commitment and break it, for such a silly reason? "We fell out of love." NO! When your married, your family, and you DO NOT leave your family. Siblings fight, parents...
    WinterPrincess21 WinterPrincess21 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 21, 2009

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    Divorce Is A Sin By Biblical Definition

    The Bible says that if you know to do good, and don't do it that is a sin. We know if God hates something it is not good. In Malachi 2:16 God says that He hates divorce. So again to do something God hates is doing something not good which is sin. Jesus gives one and only one...
    lectroman1970 lectroman1970 41-45 5 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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    Marriage

    I wish there was an age for marriage A test on yourself you had to take The girl I knew at 18 is not the girl who is breathing today Will the girl I am today be the same in a year? Two or three? How do we know who to marry, if we do not know who we will be?
    breannajust breannajust 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 7, 2013

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    I know that some believe in it,

    but I am not one of those people. I keep my promises I make to others and especially to God. I try not to judge divorcees. I just know that for me, I would much rather work on my marriage with my husband when we marry and are married every day than look for something new just...
    loveismyfriend loveismyfriend 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2015

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    But Im Getting One

    I'm sure I'll be  harassed for this, but it's true. I was raised in a Christian home, and though I did not marry a Christian, when we were married we were both very much committed to working anything out and never getting a divorce. Fast forward 3 years and we are separated...
    Twowrongs Twowrongs 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 25, 2009

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    I hate that the fact that all soo called god are all the same if you really think about it but nobody but me in my family understand that.
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    I'm the only one in my family who doesn't believe in God. I respect everyone's religion though, as long as they aren't drived to do nasty stuff cause of it.
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    Religion is for those who are scared of going to hell. Spirituality is for those who've already been there.
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    Theres no reason Better divoced than scummy
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    please don't judge or hate me... but I simply can't believe in what makes absolutely no sense to me.... I was raised to believe in god and being a Christian but with time and...
    passionat3kiss3s passionat3kiss3s 22-25, F 9 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think the bible is a load of fairytales but I don't know if I believe in God or not. It says that God loves you... but then he damns you to hell if you're not a good person
    lilyonthefarm lilyonthefarm 13-15, F 7 Responses 5 days ago

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    Marriage is a religious institution. The government shouldn't be in the business of giving out marriage licenses. The government should only be giving out Civil Unions. If you want...
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    I've never been very fond of marriage. No, my parents never got married. No, I didn't really want them to get married nor did I not want them to. I think I just realized after...
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