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What Makes A Good Marriage?

- What Makes a good Marriage. In today’s culture the meaning of marriage has changed dramatically. It was once considered the union of one man with one woman; however, it is now thought of as the union of two people no matter the sex of those individuals. Nonetheless, it does not matter who makes up the marriage, but the characteristics of the love the two people share. With any marriage, there comes good times and there are also times of sorrow. Many people would like to say that these individuals going through hard times are failing at their marriages....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Spouse]

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Marriage Should Not Be Legal

- Every person in the world is not going to be crazy about the idea of marriage. Still, for the most part, the majority of people want to be married at some point in time of their life. For a person to fall in love with somebody and commit themselves for the rest of their lives is absolutely outstanding. Even though the majority of marriages is going to be positive, marriage can likewise have its downfalls at times too. No marriage is going to be perfect, but it is the time and determination two people put into the marriage that is going to allow the journey to be worthwhile....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Family, Alimony]

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Why Marriage Is Good For You

- Why “Why Marriage is Good for You” May Not Pertain to You Inside the article “Why Marriage is Good for You”, Maggie Gallagher makes claims that marriage improves many facets of an individual’s life; including both mental and physical health, longevity, finances, and reduced chances of infidelity (Gallagher). The statements made throughout the article reference many statistics and studies conducted by various organizations and individuals, however, Gallagher falls victim to a number of common logical fallacies....   [tags: Marriage, Alimony, Demography]

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Marriage Is A Big Step

- Marriage is a big step in life, but then again if it is done with the right person and you love and care for them it makes it such a fun and exciting process to go through. There are many things that one can learn from a marriage, not just about the person they are marrying but about themselves as well. Things MEN need to know about marriage: The team is marriage. Knowing the difference between being a consumer, investor, in relationships and in marriage. Men need to know the true meaning of love....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Husband, Alimony]

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Gay Marriage Should be Legalized

- There are numerous opinions and standing views on gay marriage. The argument regarding gay marriage should be legalized or not is extremely controversial. According to an article from the Human Rights Campaign, there is nothing wrong with allowing homosexuals to have the same rights as those who are heterosexual. Every individual person should be granted equal rights, regardless of sexuality. Gay marriage should be legalized in all states and countries, it has been held off for too long. Moreover, there are several reasons why homosexuals feel strongly about wanting to be legally married....   [tags: Legal Issues, Gay Marriage]

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The Strength Of Pure For Marriage

- An Uncommon Form of Strength Called Purity This world portrays strength as a source or ingredient found in a superhero or a person in combat. However, there is a kind of strength much challenging for the average person in this generation to carry, because many would rather be living for the now and instant satisfaction. A strength only found in those willing to live set apart and submit their lives for what God desires of them; the very best. This is the strength of remaining pure in relationships....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Emotion]

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Recognition of Same Sex Marriage

- Oliver and Erik were born and raised in a small town in Denmark. Friends since grade school, Oliver and Erik did everything together and continued to remain extremely close throughout high school and college. Oliver and Erik decided to profess their love for each other and began a relationship. As their relationship progressed, Oliver and Erik wanted to take the next step. Denmark has allowed same-sex civil unions since the 1980s, but same-sex marriage was illegal; although couples engaged in same-sex civil unions received nearly all of the same benefits and obligations of opposite-sex marriages....   [tags: Marriage, Laws, Legality, Homosexuals]

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Diversity Of Cultural Marriage Practices

- Diversity in cultural Marriage Practices Cobey Bellows Fayetteville Technical Community College Abstract This paper explores and distinguishes different marriage practices across the globe. My goal is for the reader to be able to analyze each culture, and their customs, and be able to distinguish differences between the two. I have compiled a plethora of information from the provided resources. I met the limited requirements by using three of the sixteen provided for my use....   [tags: Culture, Marriage, Humanities, The Culture]

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The Fight For Marriage Equality

- Marrying more than one spouse is called polygamy. Known as sister wives, polygyny is the common form of polygamy existing unofficially in the United States. While marriage equality or freedom to marry has been at the forefront of the mainstream media, politics and military attention, it is important to consider that the fight for marriage equality doesn’t end with the legalization of same-sex marriage in the military and across the nation. There is a need to legalize polygamy. The founding fathers of our constitution stated in the first amendment of the United States of America that freedom of lifestyle choice must not be violated upon by the Federal Government....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Polygamy, Monogamy]

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Marriage Is A Difficult Word

- Marriage is a difficult word to define looking at it from all different perspectives. Typically marriage is “the customs, rules, and obligations that establish a special relationship between sexually cohabiting adults, between them and any children they take responsibility for, and between the kin of the married adults” (MindEdge, 5.05, 2016). Marriage is an ongoing bond and connection between two or more people, but also calls for many other forms. Although, after seeing the cozy couple at the table in the corner and hearing that the woman is married to a different man, I believe that marriage has a different meaning and set of norms and values in everyone’s culture....   [tags: Culture, Marriage, Sociology, Gender]

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The Argument For And Against Same Sex Marriage

- Part A The argument for and against same-sex marriage has become quite a controversy between most people today, both legally and socially. Most people argue for or against unisex marriage with their definition of marriage and what they think it stands for. I personally believe that since each person is created equally, everyone deserves and should be given equal rights. I chose to react to Gallagher’s article, “What Marriage Is For” who opposes same-sex marriage, and to Rauch’s article, “Who Needs Marriage” who is for same-sex marriage....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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The Catholic Church Of Marriage

- Lawler gives a sympathetic and empathic ear to those Catholic couples, who because of a divorce and remarriage, are no longer able to participate sacramentally in the rituals of the Church. These couples are not allowed to serve in parish lay ministries such as Eucharistic Ministers or Lectors, they are not allowed to partake in the Sacrament of Reconciliation, and more importantly they are not allowed to receive communion. Though in his writing he obviously respects the institution of marriage, both civilly and sacramentally, Lawler develops ten theses in order to show the contradictions that face the Catholic Church and their staunch and unwavering belief that a Christian marriage is indis...   [tags: Marriage, Alimony, Sacrament, Family]

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The Struggle Of A Loving Marriage

- Commitment is defined as the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc. What about when it comes to marriage. How many couples can you remember recently that have stayed loyal, monogamous, and committed to each other through the good times and the bad. More importantly, who was the last person to write a decent, honest song about the struggles and benefits of being in a loving marriage years into the relationship. Today’s music scene (especially hip-hop and rap), have butchered the ideals of real relationships and commitment for our younger generations....   [tags: Woman, Marriage, Girl, Gender]

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Marriage Is Not Be Forever Right?

- Marriage is supposed to be forever right. From those months of getting to know you, dating, to engagement, then finally the day when you announce yourself to the world as husband and wife. You are supposed to let go of your father’s arm to grab the arm of the person you love the most, have the preacher lean in to tell your man he may kiss you. Then you are supposed to run, holding on to him, though your family and friends into a waiting car that will take you to a location where the only other person you are supposed to know is him....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Mother, Parent]

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Marriage Between Men And Wives

- In ancient Rome society, marriage is one of the most significant parts of everyone’s life, especially for women. In general, the Romans praise the harmonious marriage relationship. They also have distinct and specific expectations about husbands’ and wives’ obligations. The Romans usually honor these responsible wives and set them as outstanding examples of pietas. Turia, for instance, is an excellent model who manifests wives’ good behaviors and their loyalty to husbands. The inscription, written by Turia’s husband, indicates different components for ideal marriages, such as women’s good personalities and duties, husbands’ love to wives, and family financial management....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Love]

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The Best Type Of Marriage

- Growing up I was able to witness different ways a marriage works. The most common marriages that I witnessed were either pure bliss or misery. I look up to my parents’ marriage whenever the subject is mentioned. When I have time to sit and talk with my mother I always ask how she can be married to one person for over 25 years. Her responds are usually along the lines of it takes commitment and lots of love. My favorite respond is “the best type of marriage is the one where you can have a huge fight but at the end of the night you can still laugh together.” I would like to take some aspects from my parents’ marriage and put into my own one day....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Communication, Wife]

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Making An Argument About Marriage

- I want to start out saying that I want to make an argument about Marriage. I think maybe we don’t think we are taking it seriously anymore and just jumping the gun nowadays. According to a 2009 study, 46% of marriages in the US end in divorce. Do you think you are really ready to walk down that aisle. I am not against marriage at all I have been married and going through a divorce I don’t hate the man but I wish I didn’t get married for the reasons I did, I wish I would’ve waited. People marry every day for the wrong reasons and I want to prove that you should wait to get married opposed to jumping into it....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Alimony, Divorce]

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Child Marriage Should Be Banned

- “Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18.” (girlsnotbrides.org)Each day there is 28girls every minute being married off while still being children. These are children and should be treated as so, and be protected. At a young age children, should stay children instead of having to worry about what life will bring in child marriage. Child marriage should be banned it, destroys the bright future of a child forever. Child marriage should be banned because children are innocent and have no understanding about living that life so young....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Poverty, Husband]

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Geographies Of Marriage And Migration By Raksha Pande

- This paper is a brief summery for “Geographies of Marriage and Migration” by Raksha Pande and my response to the article. The article discusses the controversy of arranged marriages, why this culture favors them, the different ways of looking at them other than through a strictly Western view, and expresses the need for new research in this field. It focuses on South Asians in Britain, which include people of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi origin, East African Sikhs, and Gujaratis, some who migrated there and some who were Britain born....   [tags: Marriage, Arranged marriage, Western culture]

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Why Is Marriage So Important?

- “Important Marriage?” Why is marriage so important. Just a requirement that we must fulfill as human beings or something that goes beyond this. It is constantly awesome to find out how society puts pressure on young people, particularly women, to look for a partner and married. When a woman gets to a certain age, is much more prevalent than she was married, otherwise it will look to society as a spinster and maybe the shame of society and the kinsfolk. When we are reading in "Separating" written by John Updike, where you can experience the separation, suffering for the family Maples, facing a “mid-life crisis”....   [tags: Love, Marriage, Cheating, Separation]

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Marriage Or Committed Relationship Contract

- Marriage/Committed Relationship Contract Philosophy It is my belief that a marriage is between one man and one woman that are lawfully and legally married. I believe that marriage is the most important and sacred that any two people could make a decision on. Marriage is the building block to all nations and that without it nations would fall. I believe that without marriages in society, it would lead to too much individualism. I have been raised as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Divorce, Wife]

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The Process of Arranged Marriage

- The Process of Arranged Marriage The Arabic culture has many unique aspects just like any other culture in the world. One of these aspects is Arranged Marriages, which many people have varying viewpoints on. This paper will layout the various opinions and view points that come to mind when a person hears the phrase Arranged Marriage. Furthermore it will layout the initial process where a bride and groom initially meet, as well as the females overall say in the process of who her to be husband is....   [tags: arabic culture, arranged marriage]

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Gay Marriage Should Be Legal

- Love always plays an indispensable role in our life while lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders are found in all age groups, all social classes, and all nations. Thus, it is obvious that homosexual marriage is one of the most biggest concerns. However, in contemporary life, some people are far more open-minded and support to this issue. Particularly, there are twenty-one countries which legalize same-sex marriage. This kind of marriage should be respected and accepted like heterosexual marriage....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Should Gay Marriage Be Legalized?

- Over the years, gay marriage has become a worldwide known issue, and in Texas it is still a debate whether it should still be legalized. At the moment, it is not legal or illegal in the state. It is in the state of “anti-relationship recognition constitutional amendment; a federal judge has ruled that the amendment is unconstitutional, and the decision is now on appeal to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, with the ruling stayed” (Freedom to Marry, Inc, 2013-2014). “As of May 21, 2014, gay marriage has been legalized in 19 US states (CA, CT, DE, HI, IA, IL, MA, MD, ME, MN, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OR, PA, RI, VT, and WA) and the District of Columbia” (Gay Marriage, 2014)....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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The Way Of Christian Marriage

- In the beginning God created the Universe, the Earth, the water and the skies and all the animals, except He was missing one thing. He needed something or someone to watch over his creations. So He created man and with that created woman too; He called them Adam and Eve. “The Lord God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a companion for him who corresponds to him.”(Gen 2:18). Under God they were committed to each other in unity under God with his blessing. This is an example of the first unofficial account of a Christian Marriage mentioned in the Bible....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Wife, Husband]

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Family And Marriage : Family

- Family & Marriage أسرة, pamilya, and familia all mean family. “A group of individuals related to one another by blood ties, marriage, or adoption and form an economic unit and in which the adult members are responsible for the upbringing of children” (Schaefer p. 283). Family can be considered both a small and large society. Within its own social group, it has its own culture, norms, roles, relationships, patterns, and behaviors. Family is a cultural universal in which the structure of family varies across different cultures yet family is everywhere....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Polygyny, Polygamy]

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Marriage At A Older Age

- Marriage at a young age -VS- Marriage at a older age Do you prefer getting married at a younger age or do you prefer to wait to a older age. Many people nowadays get married at a young age still. But there is others who wait till they have their career and stability to get married. There is many pros and con is both circumstances. In both theories people has their own opinions and their choices on what they want. Although, marriage can be enjoyed throughout your entire life there is many differences in marrying at a young age and marrying at a older age due to financial decisions, time spent, and independence....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Alimony]

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The Marriage Procedures From Culture

- Marriage procedures from culture to culture is very diverse. It can vary from arrange marriages to traditional marriages. In India and China, it is very common for either the daughter or son to have arrange marriages. Very few are given the freedom to choose their soul mate in both cultures. However, when they do, he or she must take their companion to meet the parents and have the parents agree. Once the confirmation has been set, wedding planning starts to take place. From interviewing a friend who is Gujarati and comparing it from my culture, there are some differences and similarities when it comes to wedding cultures....   [tags: Marriage, Wedding, Family, Ritual]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Federally

- Imagine you’re on a romantic date with somebody you love. All of the sudden they gaze into yours eyes and ask for your hand in marriage. Wouldn’t you be ecstatic. Well, most people would except what if you went to get a marriage license and were told you couldn’t get married because you are a same-sex couple. Although same-sex marriage violates religious beliefs, same-sex marriage should be federally legalized because same-sex marriage doesn 't disturb heterosexual marriages, denying same-sex marriages is a violation of civil rights, and marriage is truly about love and commitment....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Definition And Definition Of Marriage

- I think that in today’s society the entire idea/definition of marriage has changed from what it used to be not all that long ago. The actual definition in the dictionaries has been altered as well these days. It has become a word that, depending on what a person’s beliefs are, may have a completely different definition. I know what it means to me, even though I am not married myself. So what is it really. Definition one from Merriam Webster reads as follows: the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Divorce, Husband]

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Cohabitation Between Romantic And Marriage

- Summary of Cohabitation Cohabitation between romantic partners either before marriage, or as an alternative to marriage altogether, is a topic that has been covered numerous times by scholars and authors for the past half century. Cohabiting with a partner has become more prevalent in recent years not only in the United States, but also in other countries and cultures as well. Information gathered for this study have not only been collected from the last decade, but also from studies conducted in the last several decades to give a sense of how commonplace cohabitation has become in America, and if views differ on the topic now compared to how cohabitation was viewed many years ago....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Cohabitation]

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The Argument Against Gay Marriage

- The major argument against gay marriage is that it goes against what the Bible teaches. The Bible was written by many authors and exhibits a diverse account of sexual customs and behaviors, several of which transformed over a thousand year period of Biblical history. Biblical cultures accepted concubines and polygamy, two practices that are not sanctioned in the United States. “The Bible knows only a love ethic, which is constantly being brought to bear on whatever sexual mores are dominant in any given country, or culture, or period.” (Wink 10) “Marriage matters, because marriage is how society decides whose relationships matter, and whose don 't....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Reoccurring Issue

- Same-sex Marriage Reformation in Australia The issue regarding same-sex marriage recognition is a reoccurring issue that the Australian government, media, and public have discussed for multiple decades. In the past decade however, the general public and media has become more aware and supportive of the LGBT+ (lesbian gay bi trans) community. The issue often enters the House of Representatives and the Senate, but they are quick to be rejected. There have, however, been some amendments to the law to become more inclusive....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Is The United States

- Marriage is defined as “the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband or wife in a consensual and contractual relationship recognized by law” (Merriam-Webster). This is what many people today would see as the normal typical marriage. But many people tend to ignore that there are other types of marriages as well; an example of this would be same sex marriage. Same sex marriage is the union of two people of the same gender and it is only allowed in some jurisdictions....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

- Same Sex Marriage Should same sex marriage be legalized all over the United States. There are many pros and cons on the topic. Many people argue over how gay marriage is defined as a sin in the bible. Despite the cons to same sex marriage, people should be allowed to be with whomever they want without being controlled and told who they can and cannot love. People cannot control with whom they fall in love with and they cannot express their true selves if they do not have the opportunity to show who they really love....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Gay Marriage Should Be Legal

- Gay Marriage Gay marriage has become one of the most widely debated issues in today’s society. Prior to this past summer, 37 out of 50 U.S. states allowed gay marriages to take place. However, on June 26, 2015, it was determined by the Supreme Court that the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to get married in in all fifty states of the United States of America. This single act put most of religious America in an uproar. Nevertheless, all heterosexuals are not against homosexuals....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Should Gay Marriage Be Allowed?

- On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to marry. Should gay marriages really be allowed. Has the Supreme Court ruled in error. In our society today, homosexuals are treated unconstitutionally, they are forced to live a secret life, they are forbidden to adopt and raise children and unable to marry the person that they love. This is just a few to the many inequalities that homosexuals face in everyday life. The constitution guarantees the right to free speech and the right to pursue happiness to everyone, although homosexuals do not get to live their life by their choice....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Gay Marriage Should Be Legal

- On June 26, 2015, the US Supreme Court ruled that the US Constitution guarantees the right for same-sex couples to marry in all 50 US states. Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy stated in the majority opinion: "The court now holds that same-sex couples may exercise the fundamental right to marry. No longer may this liberty be denied to them." Marriage between same-sex couples continues to be a heated issue of debate in society today. Denying gay marriage affects gay and lesbian couples and lets people think that is acceptable to discriminate against them....   [tags: Same-Sex Marriage Essays]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Social Problem

- There are 5.2 million to 9.5 million U.S. adult citizens that identify themselves as LGBT (Lesbian, Gay. Bisexual, and Transgender). Roughly 3.6 percent of women aged between 18 and older identify as LGBT, as well as 3.3 percent of men. “As many as 2 million to 3.7 million U.S. children under age 18 may have a lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender parent, and about 200,000 are being raised by same-sex couples” (Gates 67). Same-sex marriage is being passed globally. It is acceptable in Argentina, Belgium, Canada, Brazil, France, Denmark, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, New Zealand, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, and Uruguay....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Controversial Matter

- When it comes to topics such as gun control, immigration, abortion and even same-sex marriage, people have different opinions and beliefs on how the issue should be handled. Currently, one of these topics have been a problem. That issue is same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage is a controversial matter that has many negative aspects that follow it. The normative and moral changes of same-sex marriage and relationships has been a social and political issue in the United States. For centuries, the marriage between a man and a woman has always been the expected tradition that is to be followed....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Religion]

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The Argument For Legalizing Same Sex Marriage

- In the country of the United States of America of the great, brave and freedom to people that all lying to the people. The argument for legalizing same sex marriage is one of the biggest problems of the United States. Some states, like California, argue incessantly about it; they pass and repeal the same bills and laws dozens of times before anything gets done. In other countries, Canada for example, it is a legal place for gays. Not allowing same sex marriage is a violation of constitutional law (Gannon)....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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What Makes A Marriage Work?

- For the “What Makes a Marriage Work” exercise, I interviewed my aunt and my Dad who have both been in marriages that have lasted for more than 20 years. I first interviewed my aunt. She met her husband, and therefore my uncle, on a camping trip with mutual friends. While on the camping trip, the two realized that they had grown up just one block away from each other. My uncle already knew my aunt’s mother as well as her older siblings, which includes my mother. On the other hand, my aunt knew my uncle’s younger brother because she was two years younger than my uncle....   [tags: Family, Marriage, Mother, Wife]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legalized

- Is it true that some countries in the present years have accepted same-sex marriage. Same-sex marriage legalization has peaked around the world in the recent years (Crespi, 2015). Similarly, Farmer and Horowitz (2015) support the idea that many countries are legalizing same-sex marriages. Many countries currently have national laws allowing lesbians and gays to marry, mostly in America and Europe. However, a growing number of governments are still considering whether to offer legal recognition to same-sex marriage....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same sex marriage is when a couple of the same sex undergoes a martial relationship with each other. This implies all legal rights and responsibilities just like a normal one. There are many arguments regarding human rights, morality, religion, equality, and many problems have emerged from these issues toward same sex marriage. I will explain the predicament of this ongoing subject and express my thoughts on how same sex marriage messes with many peoples ethics and morals with this difficult subject....   [tags: Gay Marriage]

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The Effects Of Same Sex Marriage On Children

- Same-sex marriage is something that is not currently accepted by most of society, especially in Catholics, Christians and others. In the decade of 1970 begin to emerge in the United States marriages of the same sex. Today there are many views, which are analyzed on same-sex marriage. It has been considered through the impact it could have on children, in religions as well as in the freedom and equality in society. Today there are many studies which show that children of same-sex families are healthier and have better care than children of different- sex marriages....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Arranged Marriage Between Hinduism And Islam

- Arranged Marriages in Hinduism and Islam An arranged marriage is planned and arranged by the families of the bride or groom. The bride and the groom are chosen for each other by their parents and families. Arranged marriages have existed for millennia and are still widely practiced among many cultures around the globe. Arranged marriages are carried out differently in different religions and cultures. The two religions I will focus on are Hinduism and Islam. The tradition of having an arranged marriage keeps the family happy and it also, provides stability for both parties....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Arranged marriage, Engagement]

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Arranged Marriage By Chitra Divakaruni

- In her book Arranged Marriage, Chitra Divakaruni repeatedly uses several themes to convey her abhorrence of the institution that is arranged marriages. The short stories she wrote were all full of misery and suffering. The four stories that show-case her distain toward this idea of mandatory monogamy are “The Bats”, “Clothes”, “The Maid Servant’s Story”, and “The Disappearance”. The three predominate themes in these four tales of tragedy are abuse, both physical and psychological, a lack of respect for women, and tragic endings....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Family, Husband]

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The Issue Of Marriage Equality

- Introduction The issue of marriage equality has been something I’ve been passionate about ever since I learned that my brother was gay. I support same sex marriage, however I was not raised to condone the lifestyle. My parents are conservative Christians, who believe that the sanctity of marriage is being destroyed by the homosexual agenda. Throughout this paper, I intend to use Edward Wright and Lee Moore to analyze how my parents conservative views influenced my positive view on marriage equality....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Marriage is often very valued in the world we live in today. In the beginning, we have defined marriage as the traditional marriage between one man and one woman. However, throughout the years, the ‘traditional’ definition of marriage has branched/blurred out quite a bit. With more acceptance to situations other than heteronormativity, a marriage now also can include people who are agender, trans, and many other situations. However, unlike a “normal” marriage between a man and a woman, same-sex marriage gets a lot of backlash and there is a lot of controversy surrounding it....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Marriage Among The Sung Dynasty

- Marriage among the Sung Dynasty had unique characteristics that are not exhibited in other societies. Although the modern society believes in monogamous marriages, the marriage saga among the Sung is quite different. The traditional Sung Dynasty was a purely patrilineal society where women were married and had no public career . This society was a male-dominated dynasty where men performed nearly all the reputable roles such as governance, business, writing of books and building of the temples among others ....   [tags: Marriage, Family, Husband, Wife]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same-Sex Marriage is a “significant controversy raging in the US over same-sex marriage, an emotionally charged and highly politicized topic”. Some believe that marriage should be between two people should love themselves it shouldn’t matter what gender they are. That is where Is stand I believe that marriage should be between who ever wants to get married as long as it is not hurting me as an individual. Same-sex marriage has come a long way compared to the 1970 where gay couples couldn’t even apply for a marriage license without getting denied....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Caring For A Successful Marriage

- Caring Caring means to be concerned or solicitous; have thought or regard. My experience has taught me that in a caring a successful marriage or family a spouse or family member wants to feel appreciated. Showing concern through thoughtful actions validates ones’ feeling of appreciation. By expressing my appreciation to my spouse and child, I am fostering their commitment to survival of the family. What one should learn from the caring that can be observed in a successful marriage or family is: that when you treat your spouse and children in a caring manner, they will act like a family when a tough circumstance arises....   [tags: Knowledge, Psychology, Memory, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same-sex marriage or “gay” marriage is described as a relationship between two people of the same gender. Marriage should be between two people who love each other; it should have nothing to do with gender. In most states, married couples are treated differently than a non- married couple, which goes for gay couples as well. In some states, same-sex marriage is illegal. Those who don’t support same sex marriage, whether it be because of harbored hostility or their traditional views, are more accepting of a legislative decision over a judicial decision (Dry, p....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- People of the same sex should be married because homosexual couples have fundamental rights as heterosexual couples. What is the good and bad that we can expect from the same-sex marriage ruling. The same-sex ruling has become controversial because many clerks and judges do not want to issue marriage license because it goes against their religious beliefs. The Same-Sex Marriage debate finally came to an end on June 26, 2015. This debate has been controversial for many years on whether or not people should marry someone of the same sex....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legal?

- There exist a plethora of moral dilemmas that challenge our society today. One of the most heated is the debate on same-sex marriage, also known as gay marriage. The question is simple, is same-sex marriage morally permissible. At first glance the question seems quite easy, simplistic, or even elementary. However, there is actually a lot at stake within the question. It is not simply a question of should same-sex marriage be legal, but rather, is it moral. I will present the views on this dilemma from two different philosophers, John Stuart Mill and Aristotle....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Ethics]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same Sex Marriage Same sex marriage may be a topic that a lot of individuals in the world have had their own opinions and considerations on. Since, America has a large population, individuals see homosexuals to be abnormal. To have the legal right to marry the same sex has been a fight for a lot of homosexual people within the United States, because it is currently legal in thirty seven states and illegal in seven states and in review in a half - dozen. It has not been a straightforward method for gays actually love simply because of their identical sex and to express that love by marriage....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Different Religions View On Gay Marriage

- Different religions view on gay marriage The subject of gay marriage and homosexuals usually makes people uncomfortable. For some odd reason, people find it very difficult to realize that when two individuals truly love each other it’s by the heart not the looks. But usually when people are asked why they are against the idea of gay marriage and homosexuals, their answer relates back to their religions. And when talking about religions and their views, there seems to be a huge number of people with different views and different religions....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- In todays society we see same sex couples having more rights when it comes to marriage. The aim of this is to determine whether, ‘same sex couple today have greater rights then they did in previous generations’. The method to do this is to research about the topic and follow the guiding questions. Although many countries have now accepted and approved same sex marriage, Australia is not one of them. There hasn’t been much gentleness or wisdom surrounding the same-sex marriage debates in the Australian parliament....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Marriage and Weddings

- When you are a little girl, you are bought baby dolls, a Barbie dressed in white, a Ken in a matching tux, and a plastic kitchen set. You grow up saying that when you get big, you want to be a stay at home mom. As a child, nearly every little girl is told “You are going to grow up, graduate high school, have a great big wedding and have babies.” It is something we that are taught to look forward to and to aspire for from age five, but does it really make us happy. The average wedding in the United States costs thirty-thousand dollars (Hicken)....   [tags: Marriage, Divorce, Married Couples, Single Parents]

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Marriage in Ancient Roman Culture

- Every culture has marriage rituals that help differentiate them from each other. Traditions and customs in ancient Roman wedding etiquette was not very different from bridal etiquette today. Their wedding customs have actually set the basis for many modern weddings today. However, there were some customs that were very important to the Romans that do not completely relate to modern customs. An engagement ring, the choice of which date and location, the dressing of the bride, and the legalizing of the marriage itself were all important to the Ancient Roman culture....   [tags: marriage rituals, traditions, weddings]

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A Study On Chinese Marriage And Family

- The United States is a country with a relatively short history. However, the nation changes rapidly in the past centuries. The Untied States transforms to an industrial country from an agricultural country. Dramatic changes also occur in American marriage and family, especially after the 1960s when the Baby Boomers began to play an important role in the society. Traditional marriage and family values were challenged and experienced a series of changes. The divorce rate increases and the forms of marriage become more diverse....   [tags: Family, Marriage, United States, Cohabitation]

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The State Of Mississippi Is Same Sex Marriage

- In today’s world, there are several public policy issues. These policy issues are varied in nature. Such topics as abortion, education, and other social reform issues tend to have varied opinions which often lead to controversy. An individual’s personal beliefs generally are shaped by such things as religion, culture, and ethnicity. The aforementioned are all key components and play a vital part in deciding one’s feeling on a given issue. Many public issues vary from culture to culture, and even from state to state at times....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Is Immoral And Unnatural

- In recent years, same-sex marriage has become a more controversial topic on whether it’s right or wrong. People should not feel coerced to agree with something they believe is wrong; clearly, same-sex marriage is immoral and unnatural. Many complications come with same-sex marriages including financial pressures, social pressures, moral pressures, and health risks. Many people believe in a traditional marriage between a man and a woman. God created man and woman to be faithful and produce children....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legalized?

- For my anthropology now paper, I wanted to pick a topic as close to my heart as I could find. I wanted to pick the first article that grabbed my attention when same sex marriage was legalized in the United States. Searching for my topic left me in a little bit of despair. Should I choose race and really talk about something I’ve had experience with. Perhaps I should of choose gender and played it safe. In the end, marriage was really what caught my eye. Speaking from a person born and raised in the United States, marriage is something we take seriously....   [tags: Marriage, Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Is A Controversial Topic

- Same-sex marriage has been a controversial topic in the United States. Different opinions are heard everyday but will it ever come to an agreement. It is a difficult question to answer. Today, I will share with you my thoughts or reactions on same sex-marriage based on the readings of provided in chapter five. Jeff Jordan, one of the many people that disapproves of same-sex marriage states that, “there are situations in which it is morally permissible to discriminate against homosexuals because of their homosexuality” (Jordan 237)....   [tags: Homosexuality, Same-sex marriage, Marriage]

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A Marriage By Malcolm Wade

- Many married couples face insurmountable odds ranging from: family, friends, finances and co-workers. With all the factors outside of a marriage that may cause stress internally on a marriage, it is more important than ever for a husband and wife to work hard to encourage and support each other. When the stress on the marriage is not caused by outside factors but by a spouse, the lack of encouragement and support can be devastating; there is one such case in the book Desperation Passes. Malcolm Wade is the “Compliance Officer,” or counselor, at CSU for the athletic department....   [tags: Marriage, Husband, Wife, Spouse]

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My Personal Statement On Marriage

- In my twenties before I was married or had children I would dream of my future. I would imagine my wedding, the husband I would marry, the number of children I would have and even the type of house I would live in. It was a simple life and everyone was happy. I also assumed that my marriage would be one of equality. We would share all the household and financial responsibilities equally including raising our children. Why wouldn’t we share everything. He was no better than me, nor I better than him....   [tags: Marriage, Wife, Family, Home]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- In recent years, issues such as abortion, legalizing marijuana, immigration and same-sex marriage have been widely debated. Specifically, same-sex marriage has been at the center of countless debates among politicians, ordinary citizens, and religious leaders. To clarify, same-sex marriage is between either two males or females. Individuals either oppose or support the legalization of same-sex marriage for both personal beliefs and laws currently in place. Those who oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage, consider marriage a sacred union between a man and a woman not between the same gender....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Should Same Sex Marriage Be Legalized?

- Should Same-Sex Marriage be Legalized. What is marriage. Is it a form of religious union which serves the purpose of glorifying God. Is it a form civil union. Is it merely a legal contract. Is it a commitment to love another human being. Is it an arrangement made between two people for the sake of convenience. Is it a union made between two people in order to join two families for the sake of strengthening and/or enlarging their kingdoms. The answer one would get depends on who they asked and in which century they asked....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Imagine yourself in a position where all the options you have are limited, just because of what you believe in. You were born into a world where the rules of society are already placed for you, and labeled you "unnatural", because you are different. Now right now it may seem like I am talking about any other country where not everyone is equal, but sadly I am speaking about my own country that I was born and raised in, the United States of America. Difference has been a constant problem since the birth of this country, from women being able to vote, to people of different color being able to wed together....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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Marriage Is Not Always The Path Taken By Everyone

- Marriage is the union of two people as husband and wife under the court of law. People have been getting married for centuries and for several different reasons. They are not always perfect, and sometimes lead to divorce. However, society revolves around marriage to produce future generations and provide an optimum environment for both the parents and the children. The ironic thing about marriage is that the relationship really isn’t the thing that changes. The main difference is how other people interact with the couple, and how legal obligations are handled....   [tags: Marriage, Love, Wife, Arranged marriage]

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The Debate Surrounding Same Sex Marriage

- The new millennium brought with it opportunities that have radically transformed the society. Among the opportunities is the expansion of individuals rights that has seen gays and lesbians agitate for their rights to coexists in a marriage. The fundamental rights of the lesbian gay and transgender (LGBT) community have been recognized in the current legal framework. Even though these rights are enshrined in the constitution, the LGBT community has gone further to lobby actively for the right to marry and be recognized as spouses both socially and legally....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- It has been a fundamental idea in our grand and revolutionary country that all men are created equal. Equality and liberty is what the great United States was founded upon, however, the recent debates involving same-sex marriage seems to prove otherwise. Standing right now, there are only 37 states who recognize the union of same gender couples, this however, is not merely enough. Marriage for same-sex couples needs to be available in the United States because these bans and laws against them are simply inhumane, unconstitutional, and discriminate....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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The Arguments Against Same Sex Marriage

- The arguments against same sex marriage don 't hold up. The greater part of the anti-gay marriage contentions include religion however conservatives should not be allowed to force their religious thoughts on other people who don 't share them or to deny common marriage to gay people. The fourteenth Amendment likely secures same sex marriage. The new arguments that same sex marriage may be discussed in schools or that gays ought not have the capacity to describe marriage for heterosexuals are just as empty....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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Arranging A Marriage Of India By Serena Nanda

- “Arranging a Marriage in India” by Serena Nanda is a well written, informative article aimed at sharing the view of the Indian culture on arranged marriages and also showing how much effort is put into the process of arranging a marriage. Our own culture has evolved into accepting the fact that we are all independent individuals who could not imagine having someone else make such a significant decision for us. Serena Nanda does an excellent job of using her sources within the society as evidence of the acceptance of the arranged marriage aspect of their culture....   [tags: Marriage, Arranged marriage, Family, Courtship]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Same-sex marriage legalization is controversial. In 1924 the fight for same-sex marriage and equality began with The Society for Human Rights in Chicago. The society for Human Rights is the earliest documented organization. (Infoplease.com The American Gay Rights Movement: A Timeline). At the turn of the recent millennium this issue became more important in our society. It has been 90 years of fighting for same-sex marriage. This issue not only exists within the United States but throughout the world....   [tags: Homosexuality, Marriage, Same-sex marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage is a marriage between people of the same gender, either as a secular civil ceremony or in a religious setting. There are many countries that allowed same-sex marriage as a legal marriage such as Australia, Netherlands, The united states and so forth. However, same-sex couples are opposed to be married in Thailand for several reasons. Firstly, some people in Thailand believed that homosexuality is immoral because they are against Thai beliefs in terms of value, tradition, and religion....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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God Hates Same Sex Marriage

- Marriage is a precious gift given from the good lord up above. Marriage is a privilege that should be allowed to only a man and a woman. In the bible there are many scriptures that back up my opinion on marriage, and none of the scriptures say same sex marriage is okay. In this modern day and age people are altering the definition of marriage. People are trying to add between a man and a man or between a woman and a woman. The importance of my topic is to keep the original definition of marriage which is, a union between a woman and a man where they become husband and wife....   [tags: Definition of Marriage]

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Same Sex Marriage Should Be Legal

- Same sex marriages in a married life with children, if you are planning or getting married, then maybe you are also debating on having children or not, like any other family. But same sex couples can’t reproduce children if they are of the same gender, at least not of the same parent, unless they have donor or so, especially in the family, but the bad news it’s expensive, but good news more money into hospitals. The homosexual couple can also adopt a child, which will increase adoptions, but the problem with adopting is that most foster cares discriminate against gay couples adopting, especially if they aren’t married, one of the many reasons why we should legalize it....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Homosexuality, Marriage]

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A Research Study On Same Sex Marriage

- During my research I have discovered very cool findings regarding my research question. First I would like to discuss what exactly same-sex marriage is. Same sex marriage is one either 2 males or 2 females get married. This has been a hot topic in the church and in society in general. I will be discussion a biblical perspective and a sociological perspective on my research question and going through my findings. Before I get into my research findings I would like to discuss some personal experiences that I have dealt with that relate to this topic....   [tags: Same-sex marriage, Marriage, Homosexuality]

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