Fear Of Marriage

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In these days, society and media tend to display more unfaithfulness and unhappiness when it comes to marriage. Unfortunately, because of this, younger generations take marriages for granted, believing they can just get out of a marriage through divorce or that marriages are not important or necessary. However, although many fear life-long commitments and may not see the point of such a strong devotion to someone else, young people should not be afraid of marriages, because they need to learn to become responsible and face the realities of life. Among the responsibilities young people need to face, learning how to dedicate one’s self to one person and purpose is an important one. Marriage is a commitment meant to last a lifetime, and if someone …show more content…
For example, Richard Taylor describes the strength of the bonds of legal marriages as weak because “half of such legally ‘binding’ marriages end in divorce” (50). However, the reason for such weak marriages is the lack of commitment. Many young people nowadays jump into marriages because of a simple of feeling of love, but they usually forget that their love is simply a feeling and that feelings are fleeting. Marriage involves much more than just a mere feeling of attraction for someone else, because a legal marriage is about fully trusting and living the rest of one’s life with an eternal partner. Unfortunately, some people get married and forget about the commitment part of marriage, they later discover they do not want to endure the hardships anymore, and then they just get a divorce. In such cases, getting a divorce is only a way of running away from issues that could have been resolved because someone did not want to face the reality of …show more content…
Through true devotion to a spouse, young people can apply the importance of commitment to other aspects of their lives as well, such as their workplaces and family settings. There are many people who fear commitment, but this is a fear they need to learn to let go, because such selfish distraught cannot compare to the hardships of broken families that can hardly sustain themselves because they were left behind. As long as there is true commitment, young people today can begin to take up their responsibilities seriously and spread the idea of true devotion to

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