SproutOnce they have seen Paris... how will you keep them on theThu Feb 10, 2011 5:31pm220.127.116.11farm...
Life overall, society as a whole, has changed Moraith.
Folks have seen that they CAN have a lot better than staying in a loveless marriage because that is what teh church says that they MUST do to keep God happy.
Certainly there are tools that couples can use to increase the odds of having a happy long term marriage. But the reality is that if they aren't happy why NOT end it?
I understant that there are some obligations when KIDS are involved, but without that SPECIFIC need, why not?
I think there is still for lots of folks an IDEAL of a life long marriage....
But try to set aside the upbringing that you and I both had for a moment... What is wrong with 10 happy years with one person? Followed by 10 happy years with someone else?
- I agree with the majority of what you're saying. Moraith, Thu Feb 10 5:22pmExcept that I don't believe that the couples who CAN have a long and happy marriage DON'T have to be the exception. I think that too many people go into marriage with unrealistic expectations. They... more
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