advice for young Christians on marriage

30 Apr

Brief, but excellent thoughts on the topic of marriage…

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Many young Christians have the idealistic expectation of enjoying sex in one exclusive marriage of a lifetime. They hope that their god will provide the perfect spouse for their mutual sexual enjoyment. I’m concerned for a number of reasons.

1. You don’t get to live with this individual before you commit to sharing your whole life with them. Some people, even best friends, seem perfectly fine until you move in with them. You’re likely to be having kids with someone before you can even assess if you are compatible housemates.

2. You don’t get to find out if your sexual desire and emotional connection will endure beyond the initial two or three year sexual honeymoon period. Once the initial buzz of having sex for the first few years has worn off, you leave yourself open to the realisation that there’s no long-term sexual chemistry. And you’re not allowed to change your mind!

3. You are likely…

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4 Responses to “advice for young Christians on marriage”

  1. Personal April 30, 2015 at 6:07 pm #

    What a joke. The author is essentially saying not to get married because you don’t know if you can be faithful to your spouse. Your sexual urges might not align, blah blah blah. What a joke of a blog post.

    • christianagnostic May 1, 2015 at 12:02 am #

      Personal-

      Well, I’m glad you stopped by to register your opinion.

      Always welcome to do so…I did edit out your personal info.

      Not sure why you felt the need to include it, but I don’t publish personal contact info on the blog.

  2. opinemine May 13, 2015 at 12:16 am #

    While I don’t completely agree with our host with respect to not getting married, it is supremely rude to walk into someone’s house and metaphorically crap on the carpet.

    • christianagnostic May 13, 2015 at 12:26 am #

      Now this made me smile 🙂

      I’m sure both of us have seen way too many metaphorical craps at “care group”.

      Oh well….

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