The Support of Married Couples by the Catholic Church

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The Support of Married Couples by the Catholic Church

On the marriage day the couple and their relatives are all happy with

great big smiles on their faces, however this doesn't last for long

necessarily. No matter how perfect the marriage maybe there will

always be some sort of a rough patch or troubled patch during the life

span of the marriage, this is where the marital vows kick in and

become real life, not just meaningless words. Some couples will be

able to come through this rough patch or patches however, some will

not have the commitment to make a marriage last and can't be bothered

to try and fix what ever problem there may be.

What most people forget is their vows which they made on their

marriage day; here they are to remind you.

Text Box: “I, (name) do take thee, (Name) to be my lawful wedded husband/wife, to have and to hold from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part.†A quote from the traditional Wedding Mass

Most people forget the last part of the vows which they make, I have

highlighted them. Marriage is for life, not till when there is a

troubled patch, you can't just simple get a divorce, it is till death

do us part.

The Catholic Church is aware of the problems and is there to help

along with many other counselling organisations.

There are many reason for a marriage to come into difficulties, here

are just a few examples;

* Family problems

* Metal or terminal illnesses

* Death of a child or close relative

* Work

* Parenthood, different views on how to bring up a child

* Adultery

* Unemployment

* Physical assault

* Financial problems

* General arguments and rows

No matter how hard a couple may try they will always experience at

least one of the above problems. However, for some even a slight
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