Marriage 2


When two people plan to join forces and begin that arrangement called marriage, they are generally getting into something that is, to say the least, adventurous. Historically marriage was looked upon as the main purpose of beginning, and maintaining a home and family. Today people marry for different reasons, like love, which may be based on physical attraction or any number of other reasons, though people do marry for social, political or economical reasons still today. Webster's Dictionary defines marriage as a ritual in which your marital status is affected.
Most people would agree that marriage expectations and traditions have changed over the years. And it is easy to that our ...

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My step-dad provided our financial backbone and took over the discipline when he got home to give mom a break. Sometimes he would work two jobs just to provide for the family and our well being.
Society has always played a major role in aspects of marriage and family. As a child I remember wanting to marry a handsome, rich man and adopting loads of children of every race and color to provide them with a happy home. But, of course, I would still have time to plan huge parties, and attend some all on my spare time.
Marriage to me was a fantasy, granted an elaborate fantasy. I was too young to realize that marriage was not just an act between two people. It involves coping with society, his family, your family, and supporting each other emotionally. I now see that maintaining a family is much more than what I believed as a child, that my childhood fantasy has little chance of coming true. But there is still some part of me that wants some of that fantasy to come true. But ...

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