Throughout this course, marriage was talked about quite a lot, from old-fashion traditional marriages, to how marriage has changed over the years, and how religion, ethnicity, age, socioeconomic status, culture and sex all encompasses the decision to get commit to someone, with the promise of forever. It was interesting to learn that some consider marriage as a dying institution, but I would disagree. I think the nature of why we wed, and ho...
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...upbringings. It’s exciting to think about what kind of heritage will be imparted onto their children. I know my son-in-law will teach their children Polish, and my soon to be son-in- law grew up in the Navy, just like my daughter, and we are already calling our future grandchildren, “Navy Beans”. This class was eye-opening and thought provoking and I found myself yearning to learn more and wanting to find faith in the fact that even though there is much dysfunction in our families there is respect, love and kinship too. That is what keeps men and women full of faith, holding onto hope, that maybe there is a reason to start of life with someone, have lots of babies, and live the American dream. Or should I say the European, Asian, African, Russian, Italian, French or the multitude of other cultures all working hard to find happiness for themselves and their families.
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