Aric Thurn

Aric Thurn

  • Submitted By: aricsthurn
  • Date Submitted: 03/01/2009 4:23 PM
  • Category: English
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Positives of Marriage

Why I want to get married? This is a question that many people will have to think about in their lifetime. In “Why I Want a Wife” by Judy Brady, she describes many positives a women does for their husbands. Growing up I have always thought I would get married, and have never questioned why I should or should not. Getting married is something that is programmed into our society for many generations. Reading this story has helped me believe that getting married is something that I want in my life.

Getting married is a big decision, and it is not just about making a lifelong commitment to your partner: Marriage is a legal contract. When you get married, you not only accept rights and benefits but also take on legal and financial obligations. People marry for many reasons, but usually one or more of the following: legal, social, and economic stability; the formation of a family unit; procreation and the education and nurturing of children; sexual relations; public declaration of love; or to obtain citizenship.

There are many reasons that people do not want to get married or where marriage fails. Financial difficulties usually end up creating bad relationships. Fighting, loss of communication, and the loss of trust come in these bad relationships. Often, usually because people don't want to live out their lives lonely and panic, so they marry to soon. The reasons as to why people don't marry anymore are as countless as the reasons for divorce. People are in no rush to get married when all they see around them are marriages doomed for failure with the ever-rising number of divorce rates. Not to mention when experienced firsthand, either from your own parents or the close kindled friendships with others of failed marriages.

I want to get married because I believe that everyone needs someone to love and have support from a counterpart. Also, to enjoy the lifelong companionship with...