Marriage: A Life Time Commitment

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Marriage: A Life Time Commitment There are a number of reasons to get married today, but some might not be the right ones. Some people get married for foolish reasons like financial security, physical or sexual attraction, or just to get out of their parents house. In many cases, marring for these reasons usually ends up in divorce. One should never marry for financial security. Many people grow up poor not having enough money to make ends meet. So when they meet someone that has money, they think that all their troubles are over, and they marry them. Just because someone has money doesn’t mean that they will never have problems, or that they will have a better life. If a marriage is based on money alone, what will be left after all the money is gone? Money will not always be there. Marriage should be based on love not money. Money can’t buy love or happiness. The Bible states that “For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves though many sorrows” (1 Tim. 6:10). A marriage that is based on the mere physical attraction is a bad mistake. Looks do not last, no matter how much cosmetic surgery a person has. People will not always look the same as they did when they first got married. With age come gray hair, or no hair, winkles, and baggy skin. Gravity takes its course and physical beauty fades. As the old saying goes, “Beauty is only skin deep”. Just because something looks good, doesn’t always mean that it will always be good. Sexual attraction is another bad reason to marry someone. People think that the sex is great when they first get married, but just like looks the sex will start to diminish as well. As people grow older they have different responsibilities to tend to, rather it be children, a job, or just the house work. They don’t always feel like
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