What does marriage mean to you?
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I never really thought about it until I was faced with the question. What does marriage mean to me? I guess it’s different for everyone. For some, it’s a sacred bond, forever tying two people together. For others, it’s a legal contract that guarantees certain rights and benefits.
For me, marriage is something else entirely. It’s a symbol of love and commitment, of two people who are willing to stand by each other through thick and thin. It means choosing someone to share your life with, no matter what comes our way.
When I got married, I knew that I was making a lifelong commitment to my husband. I wasn’t just saying “I do” in front of witnesses; I was pledging my heart to him, forever. And I know he did the same for me.
What does the word “marriage” mean to you, and why is it important to you?
There’s no one answer to this question. For some people, marriage might mean spending their lives with their best friend. For others, it might be about having a sacred and committed relationship with someone they love. And for others still, it might mean creating a family and building a life together.
For me, marriage is all of those things. It’s the ultimate commitment you can make to another person, and it signifies the start of a new chapter in your life. It’s my hope that when I get married, it’ll be the beginning of a journey that will lead us both to happiness and fulfillment.
How has your view of marriage changed over time, and what caused those changes?
I remember when I was younger, marriage was this beautiful thing that happened between two people who were in love. They would share a life together, and everything would be perfect.
But as I got older, I started to see things differently. I saw marriages falling apart all around me, and it made me question whether or not marriage was really worth it.
And then, I met someone. We fell in love, and suddenly everything felt different. Marriage didn’t seem like this daunting thing anymore – it seemed like something that could be beautiful and fulfilling.
So we got married, and I am happy to say that it has been the best decision of my life. Marriage is still challenging at times, but it’s worth it because of the love we share.
What are your thoughts on divorce, and do you think it’s ever justified?
Divorce is a touchy subject. It seems like everyone has an opinion on it, whether they’ve been through one or not. I’m no exception – I’ve been divorced, and I think it can be justified in some cases.
I don’t think divorce is ever ideal. No one goes into a marriage thinking it will end in divorce, but sometimes it’s the best thing for everyone involved. When there’s been infidelity, or when one person is emotionally or physically abusive, then divorce is the best option.
Of course, that’s not to say that divorce is easy – far from it. It’s often gut-wrenching and heartbreaking to go through. But when all other options have been exhausted, then it can be the right thing to do.
Would you get married again if you divorced your current spouse, and why or why not?
I’m not sure if I would get married again if I divorced my current spouse. It would depend on a lot of factors, like why we divorced and how things went afterwards.
If we divorced because we grew apart and weren’t happy anymore, then I might be open to getting married again. But if we divorced because of a big fight or something that couldn’t be fixed, then I probably wouldn’t want to get married again.
I think the key is making sure that you can still communicate and get along well after the divorce. If you can’t do that, then it’s probably not going to work out in the long run.
Do you think marriage is becoming obsolete in today’s society, and why or why not?”
I’m not sure if marriage is becoming obsolete, but I know that it’s definitely changing. It seems like nowadays, people are getting married later in life and sometimes they don’t even get married at all. There are a lot of different types of families now, and it’s not just mom, dad, and the kids.
I think one of the reasons marriage might be becoming less popular is because people can now have children without getting married. And there are so many benefits to being a single parent- you don’t have to worry about another person’s needs or wants, you can make all the decisions for your child yourself, and you get to keep all the money you make!
But even though there are a lot of advantages to not getting married, I still think there are some big benefits to being married. For example, when you’re married you have someone to share your life with- someone who knows everything about you and loves you anyway. You also have someone who will be there for you during tough times- when my husband was unemployed we were able to rely on each other financially and emotionally.
So I guess I’d have to say that I think marriage is still important, but it’s definitely evolving.
What are the benefits of marriage that outweigh any drawbacks for you personally?
There are a lot of benefits to marriage that I can think of. First and foremost, you have the security and stability of having someone there with you through thick and thin. Marriage also offers companionship; it’s nice to be able to come home to someone who understands you and loves you no matter what. And then there are the practical benefits: two incomes coming in as opposed to one, shared expenses, etc.
For me personally, though, the biggest benefit of marriage is the sense of family that comes along with it. My husband and I have been married for five years now, and we’re expecting our first child in a few months. Being part of a family is so important to me, and I know that it wouldn’t be the same if we weren’t married. We’ve built a life together, made memories that will last a lifetime…marriage is definitely worth any drawbacks for me!