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    Marriage Equality.

    I want people to pay attention to this link. I would ask for people to look at a particular response left by a particular poster on this site. But first read the poorly written and biased story by the author Rick Lazor. Then look at the response by "tara". You will see she has a...
    ThereIsNoName ThereIsNoName 31-35, F Nov 4, 2013

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    Equality In Financial Sharing

     I have been married for 13 years, the first 11 years I work with my husband for his company which create strong financial and solid company. since 1.5 years ago I decided to quit the job as it took it's tool in our marriage and starting my own small business. since...
    Gita888 Gita888 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 24, 2009

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    Gays are people too there is no need to

    infringe upon their lives. If they want to have marriage they should definitely be allowed. To anyone who thinks otherwise you are truly a monster. How could you just want to take away someone else's rights to happiness? How could you hold prejudice against a people who have...
    rickyj1942 rickyj1942 13-15, M 1 Response May 18, 2014

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    About 2 People

    i support gay marriage not only because im lesbian but because i think it is to show everyone the bond between 2 people that love eachother no matter what it is a bond that is really hard to find these days and it means alot to those who cant wed and yes they are people too
    kahu13 kahu13 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 24, 2012

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    Oregon! Today, a Federal Judge ruled

    that Oregon's 'ban on marriage' for same-sex couples is unconstitutional -- Same sex couples will now be able to marry in Oregon in the very near future. Currently only eighteen (18) states and the District of Columbia have legalized same-sex marriage. Here are the thirty...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F 2 Responses May 19, 2014

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    I will be darned if a man i...

    I will be darned if a man is going to come into our marriage and think he is more important than I am.  I work a full time job, take care of 4 boys, cook, and clean... so guess what? He will be doing the same and believe me he does!  
    Tanya10578 Tanya10578 31-35 1 Response Jun 28, 2009

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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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    Thank You!

    I wanna thank those who aren't LGBT, but still support marriage equality! Your support is very important for us. Let's keep fighting for our rights!
    JoaoPaulorr JoaoPaulorr 18-21, M 3 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Listen, Happiness is Happiness!

    !! When you get married pick who you love! Don't let dang society get in the way, everyone deserves to be happy. EVERYONE SHOULD MARRY WHO THEY LOVE!!! If you love the same sex then that should be allowed, you can't define love, each person has there own definition. I...
    CupcakeQueen318 CupcakeQueen318 13-15, F Dec 24, 2013

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    I Do

        i support marriage equality . if you love each other and care for each other . you should be able to marry who ever you want to . man - man . women - women . women - man .
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Nov 5, 2009

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    Marriage Is a Legal and Financial Institution That Should Be Equally Open to Everyone

    Marriage as a recognized legal institution confers benefits upon the peole who enter into it.  As such, it should be open to any consenting adults, regardless of their gender.  This is not a "gay" issue or a "straight" issue, it is an issue of...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F Apr 22, 2009

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    MarkFree MarkFree 51-55, M Jan 1

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    I don't support gay marriage. So how many people were furious at that fist line? Let me be clear here I support choice, whether that is marriage between a man and a woman, a man...
    jhnn0356 jhnn0356 18-21, F Jan 10

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    I am in an interracial marriage. I'm a black man, and my wife is white. She has a daughter (who is white) from a previous marriage, and recently gave birth to my second daughter...
    DamnedDalmation DamnedDalmation 26-30, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Equality. my experience with equality is something, beautiful. magnificent. glamorous. the moon. Is my best friend. The stars are my buddies. the solar is system is my home. I'm...
    Rafaab Rafaab 13-15, F Dec 29, 2014

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    Just the first part. I really don't believe in equality, I think reality is too harsh for that. For example the rich and the poor. Poor people will more likely to be approach by...
    Overdrive18 Overdrive18 18-21, M 1 Response Jan 14

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    I love being a feminist but there are two things I hate. 1. That people assume we don't fight to get male things noticed and give them equality in things as well. Like recognizing...
    notjustthegirlnextdoor notjustthegirlnextdoor 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I want to find one family, preferably led by a grandparent that I can connect with and work to support directly. If anyone knows a family in need on Pine Ridge please let me know
    rightthr7 rightthr7 46-50, M 9 hrs ago

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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 would like to get some responses.. Is there any of you or somebody you know who is in a long distance marriage, -I stressed, marriage, not 'long distance relationship', -and...
    rainyrainsky rainyrainsky 26-30, F 1 day 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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    YASMIN ALIBHAI BROWN THE INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER Sunday 18 January 2015 Inequality is threatening to tear our democracy apart, yet the Government is only encouraging it In the...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M 1 Response Jan 18

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    Muslim Women’s Network chair: ‘A lot of women are suffering in silence’ As the head of a national charity for Muslim women, Shaista Gohir is determined to give voice to those...
    sogdianrock sogdianrock 51-55, M Jan 19

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    The ban on same-sex marriage in Alabama, the state in which I live, was ruled unconstitutional on Friday by a federal judge. As you may imagine, this has caused a firestorm of...
    GoodNightOwl GoodNightOwl 26-30, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm more neutral with the whole thing than against. My religion tells me 1 man 1 women so that's what I believe in. But then again they aren't doing anything to me so I shouldn't...
    ChristianCrossdresser ChristianCrossdresser 13-15, M Jan 3

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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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    Is anyone wants to throw the marital duties card down, it would be me.....so fast....so fast. But he doesn't want me. I've said plenty if times he's a tick man- you know:- good...
    lass1 lass1 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 20

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    It makes me sad but I think my marriage is in trouble. I love my wife but she puts almost no effort into us, our child, around the house, her career, etc. For years I've tried to...
    MinRegrets MinRegrets 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 1

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    I was another teenage girl who did not wait until marriage. I was pregnant at 16 and delivered one of my two daughters at age 17. It was very hard work for me as a teenage mom...
    momonlinewithothers momonlinewithothers 36-40, F 15 Responses Jan 4

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    I'm brand new to this site, and am encouraged by all the support I see here. I'm 46, in my second marriage. we've been married just over 2 years and his sex drive is gone. Just...
    67steps 67steps 46-50, F 21 Responses Jan 5

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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 am gay and plan to marry my long term parnter later this year as gay marriage is now legal in Florida. We have been together for over 38 years and I am so happy we can now marry...
    Dan2602 Dan2602 66-70, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Adult Child Disability (SSA) I was so happy when I heard that gay marriage had passed until I heard about this ****** up Social Security law,
The question I have is what is the...
    Leo2015 Leo2015 26-30, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    As I read different stories in the ILIASM forum I begin to wonder about the differences in marriages out there that are sexless or almost sexless. There can't be a cure all as...
    sundancesoul sundancesoul 46-50, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am very religious, but I support gays and lesbians and I am willing to go to extremes to get gay marriage accepted everywhere.
    Felix112 Felix112 18-21, F Dec 29, 2014

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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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    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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    I was awoken by H this morning bouncing into my bedroom expressing that he of course needs to go and have a hormone test..... I looked at him blearily eyed and thought why now...
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 18 Responses Jan 2

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    Well we have another go around at this relationship starting has been 3 days only so I am not counting my chickens just yet but to her credit. 1) she has said she no longer wants...
    TheLionGod TheLionGod 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    Hi, I no longer can handle the way I live, but it's very difficult to break a family. We have been married for 10 years, son is 9 yo. My husband is older and has very low sex...
    ttzz ttzz 36-40, F 7 Responses Jan 17

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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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    my husband and i have been living separately but in daily contact for about 6 months. we have a verbal agreement for custody and support of our 2 1/2 year old son because we have...
    susieq45 susieq45 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 18

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    Reason why gay can't get married in a Catholic Church is bc marriage is made for procreation and since two guys or two girls can't achieve that they say they can't, but a 90 year...
    Jusjellybean Jusjellybean 18-21, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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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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    maybe against would be a strong word, but i dont agree with force arranged marriage. what i feel more painful however is the fact that... for children who love their parents, they...
    butterfliesndut butterfliesndut 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 21

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    I have been divorced for over 3 years now. I often read stories here from people in sexless marriages, hoping that maybe I can help someone either save their marriage or help in...