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I Support Marriage Equality

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Wow. Just wow. Kentucky governor defending the

    same sex marriage ban in Kentucky. "Kentuckys marriage laws treat homosexuals and heterosexuals the same and facially neutral. Men and women, wether heterosexuals or homosexuals, are free to marry persons of the opposite sex under Kentucky law and men and women, wether...
    kittykat419 kittykat419 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 1

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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 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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    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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    Over the last two centuries, women began to rebel against their God given design as a helper for man and began to demand marriages that removed all roles. Instead of women acting...
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    In this day and age this stuff shouldn't still be an issue. Women deserve every right and every bit of respect that men do. Unfortunately many people don't realize this issue goes...
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    I know what equality means. I don't know what equality means to people who don't treat other people different from them like equals. I find it sad that people like that are afraid...
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F Apr 3

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    Yes, I consider myself a feminist. I believe in gender equality, or equality in general. Feminism is NOT: 1. Female superiority 2. Disregarding when males have it worse 3. Being...
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 9 Responses Apr 15

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    And the rights for everyone else too. I apologise that there are a lot of people using Christianity to justify their cruel views on the world, and I do not believe that it is...
    ViperaStellaris ViperaStellaris 13-15, F Apr 9

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    I'm on a Racial Equality Panel where i study and have met friends of many races, colors and religions and it's opened my eyes to different ways of thinking; none of it is wrong...
    FongYuenLi FongYuenLi 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 29

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    I told myself I wasn’t going to do this…at first. Then you start reading. So…”I am a feminist because I believe in equality”. Nope! Not really…can’t say that I am...
    livinissy livinissy 26-30, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    Who knows why most people are afraid of equality?
    Peridot22 Peridot22 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 9

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    disclaimer - im infj. and my fingers are numb and cold so im not typing well, sorry about that. :3 not sure if this is gonna post. i dont remeber what i've written on this site...
    surfnatty surfnatty 22-25 1 Response a week ago

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    I have made mistakes in my marriage. I worked too many hours and traveled over 100 days out of the year. I always was supportive. I tool an interest in my wife's activities and...
    mysecretstuff72 mysecretstuff72 41-45, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    A single ISIS militant is suspected to be alone responsible for gunning down at least 150 women and girls, including some who were pregnant, because they refused to marry jihadists...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 3

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    I am still in a green card marriage. I love him and I believe he loves me. He often travels back to Europe for work because we need the money. I just landed a great job which I...
    reydog reydog 46-50, F Apr 11

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    Baghdad: In what would send shivers down one's spine, the Yezidi women and girls who managed to escape the ISIS captivity have described horrifying accounts of sexual violence...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Apr 16

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    Totally! I am a Homo romantic and sexual, I'm totally for gay marriage. It shouldn't matter, who you phone love with, long as you're happy. If you don't like someone falling in...
    OneEyedDaydreamer OneEyedDaydreamer 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Throughout all of history no society ever accepted marriage to be between two people of the same gender. There were plenty of societies that practiced polygamy and polyandry or a...
    Darkanddesolate Darkanddesolate 16-17, F 6 Responses Apr 10

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    I thinks it's important for everybody of any sexual orientation, gender identity, race or religion to have equal rights, I believe that all people are equal. I don't get it when...
    CrimsonShadow CrimsonShadow 13-15, M 2 Responses Mar 31

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    The call came in the early hours, the voice muffled, furtive and shaking with fear. ‘If they see me talking to someone they will kill me for sure, maybe kill all of us.’ This...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Apr 3

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    I grew up in a happy family, my parents loved each other so much; they still do, I have always longed for someone who respected and loved me that much. My husband is so against...
    TheDeadRose3 TheDeadRose3 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    I've been married for 1 year and We have a 4 month old baby. I'm so miserable in this marriage and I have no one to talk to. I always have to pretend to society (family, friends...
    Honeymonster27 Honeymonster27 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 12

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    It's not unusual for my Husband to be physically affectionate. We have a very close, very loving marriage. We're soul-mates who have been married 24 years (I'm 42, he's 52). He...
    xxLionessxx xxLionessxx 36-40, F 7 Responses Mar 30

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    These days marriage is nothing but a legal document that gives you the power to take what isn't yours if you file for a divorce. Marriage is just a label that people think will...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    Ok, I've posted previously about my marriage and got some great advice. So just an update and hopefully some more advice. I've been evaluating my marriage, we're down to having...
    KFallon92 KFallon92 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    You know, I've just been thinking that marriage is supposed to enhance your life and make some aspects of life easier, much like how a business partnership is supposed to improve...
    MrBaje MrBaje 36-40, M Apr 4

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    Does marriage counseling really work? We are in a sexless marriage. And I have reached a point where not only im not attracted to my husband but I feel incestous to be with him. It...
    ithinkithink ithinkithink 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 5

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    Does marriage counseling really work? We are in a sexless marriage. And I have reached a point where not only im not attracted to my husband but I feel incestous to be with him. It...
    ithinkithink ithinkithink 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 5

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    I am 30 years old, on my second marriage. I entered this relationship shortly after I was divorced from my first husband. I guess you could say I was done with my first marriage...
    MarieM13 MarieM13 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 8

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    I'm not in open marriage yet, but I will love to, maybe someday or just get a divorce. I am curious to know, how did you ask your partner for an open marriage, Or how do you...
    Alexandra0210 Alexandra0210 22-25, F 6 Responses Apr 13

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    1) I support what President Obama is trying to achieve in getting a negotiated settlement between Iran and the major nuclear powers. By engaging the leading powers on his side to...
    ProgressivelyCurious ProgressivelyCurious 61-65, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    well I am not sure if this is an experience ... I am 26. n married to my boyfriend for year n half.. we don't even have a proper conversation even for 10 min.. and we still have...
    no12talk no12talk 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30