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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

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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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 17

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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

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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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    I can't believe I was censured and my comment deleted. Just trying to reach out and I poured out my soul about what it's like being married to a hypercritical person who can't be...
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    Hi. I'm a Female, British Pakistani, Sunni, 20, living in England, Birmingham. I am a closeted Lesbian. I'm at an age where the family are beginning to pressure me to find a guy to...
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    Daily it seems I see the same post...someone stating they live in a sexless marriage. Sometimes I respond and offer advice though it feels like I'm just adding my voice to the many...
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