Persuasive Essay About Marriage

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Marriage, that one thing many people hope to experience one day. They plan it out, some sooner than others, but nearly everyone imagines things like drawing each other close as you fall asleep. Knowing that through the night you will finally have the security of someone next to you that understands you, someone that you can speak to about anything. You think of date nights, road trips, vacations, and other endless possibilities stretching out before you as you begin this journey called life. Perhaps one day you hope to have children and start a family of your own. And then it happens. Days go by that are filled with more arguing than laughter. At first the fights are furious and heated, the passion is still running deep as both of you desperately attempt to figure out what is wrong, who is to blame, and how to fix it. The internet is probably a first go to, looking for answers about understanding the opposite sex. It is where I went. When she wasn’t able to voice what was wrong it seemed like a logical starting point. I read psychology articles, religious articles, and counseling articles. They all had good points, but none seemed to really do anything when I tried to apply them. As time went on the reasons for our trouble began to change every month or so until it began to seem as if there was no solution. Just someone trying to look for a …show more content…
The lyrics in his song, Identity, reminded me that my identity was found in Christ, not my failed marriage, not in the divorce, not even in those around me helping me to move forward. It was in Him, and Him alone that I could find meaning. He is the source of my joy, and my meaning. I was not a statistic because I did not give up, I was not a statistic because I went down fighting. I was not a statistic because the next time I was blessed with a relationship it would be on Christ’s ability, not my own, to keep it

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