“Do you both pledge to share your lives openly with one another, and to speak the truth in love?” 2. “Do you promise to honour and tenderly care for one another, cherish and encourage each other, stand together, through sorrows and joys, hardships and triumphs for all the days of your lives?” 3. “Do you take (bride's/groom’s name) to be your lawful wedded wife/husband to have and behold from this day on, for better or for worse, for richer or for poorer, in sickness and in health, as long as you both shall live?” This is an opportunity for the soon-to-be married to demonstrate their commitment to each other, in words and in front of witnesses. The more or less obligatory answer for these questions is ‘yes’ or ‘I do’. What vows are made?
Explore the ways strong feelings about marriage are presented in Much Ado about nothing and Far from the Madding Crowd Marriage is the contract made by a man and woman to live as husband and wife. It is also a legal contract binding two individuals from different families, ensuring that their wealth and land is passed on to the descendants with no disputes. However the concept of marriage has not changed through the ages. Regardless of how people enter into a matrimony. Marriage will always be a bond between two individuals involving, responsibility, commitment and trust.
Introduction Cloud and Townsend are world-renown as a result of their work in the area of relational boundaries. The two introduce their work by using two married couples as examples. One couple represented has learned over time that boundaries are essential, resulting in a safe, supportive and loving relationship. The other couple failed to learn the lesson of proper boundaries so they live a life that is full of imbalance, hurt, fear and a marriage that is barely alive. Cloud and Townsend carefully explain why one relationship works and why the other one does not.
Many couples end up deciding that the woman and the children will take the males last name, because that it just how it has always been and why change the tradition. Many women find that having the same last name as their husband helps them feel more like a family, and a new name is an important symbol of the journey they are taking together. Personally, when I get married, I will gladly change my last name to whatever my husband happens to be, because following the tradition is important to me. Williamson gave her own experience on how not following tradition can affect everyone in the family when she stated “He’d just delivered the happiest news of his mother’s life - that her first grandchild had been born and followed up with a sucker punch to the heart. The baby was going to have my last name” (69) Williamson’s mother-in-law is woman who
While these matters are vital in my life, they also play a great role in the world of literature. In the story of “Antigone” by Sophocles, Antigone put her life on the line in order to ensure that her brother Polyneices is given the proper burial that he deserves with the highest honors in the city of Thebes. Although Antigone understood the consequence of death in which her actions could lead her too, she chose to show obligation toward her family rather than abiding by the civil laws, which had been stated by Creon. In my life, I always perform my best in order to show responsibility and loyalty toward what my parents ask me to do for them. If any of my family is ever in trouble or needs help, I am always there for them when others are not.
He illustrates how pride and selfishness influences choice and how we must choose to love beyond circumstances for marriage to be successful. In chapter 3, Bauer (2014) transitions from making the choice to love to making the choice not to let anything come between you and your spouse, including family and money. In this chapter, the author, however, also points out the importance of allowing time for selves, partnership building, and family. In Chapter four, Bauer (2014) talks about the importance of a family mission statement and vision for the marriage, similar to Worthington’s (2005) core vision. Bauer states, “Every decision made should be purposeful, have an expected end, and be within a God-driven purpose (Bauer, 2014, p.22).” Bauer (2014) also expresses the importance of having fun and making memories with your spouse.
It is by its nature a state of giving rather than taking, of offering rather than receiving, for marriage requires the giving of one’s self to support the marriage and the home in which it may flourish. It is into this high and serious state that these two persons desire to unite. Therefore, I charge and require of you both in the presence of these two witnesses and all the attending guests, that if either of you know of any legal impediment to this marriage, you do now reveal the same. Since there is no objection, may the couple join hand in hand and face each other. ___ please repeat after me: I solemnly declare that I do not know of any lawful impediment why I, ____, may not be joined in matrimony to ____.
Men could be in their suits or men traditional Ao Dai. The troop is usually led by a couple that is most wealthy and successful among the relatives, this means to wish the to-be-wed couples a blessing life together in the future. The groom's family would stop in front of the bride's house. The leading couple should enter the house first with a tray with wine. They would invite the bride's parents to take a sip.
Marriage, on the other hand, is not important as it is just making couple cohabitating legally without getting said by other people. Couples could still live happily even without getting married. In fact the number of people getting divorce had been increasing greatly as the years goes. Once people are married, the expectation for each other will be higher than before and because of this, many married couples quarrel with each other more than they had before they marry. Getting married is like getting tied down to one person.
It is really sad because marriage is supposed to be forever. Marriage should be with someone that you want to spend the rest of your life with. If a younger couple thinks they are ready for marriage than they should wait several years to make sure the marriage will work. Some people wait to marry later so that they can concentrate on their education and career. Marrying later definitely has its advantages over being married early.