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I Don't Believe In Divorce

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 80 People

    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 61-65, M Jul 23, 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 1 Response Oct 7, 2013

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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 4 Responses Jun 9, 2011

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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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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