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Ashley Madison

By Deborah Horton, published on Dec 30, 2010

Online dating continues to evolve every day. It's not just singles looking for a relationship anymore. Soon, there will be online dating sites for any kind of relationship you can imagine. Those that are the "accepted" and those that are definitely not. Fairly shortly, if not already, users will be able to find any kind of relationship helper they desire. Pedophiles, rapists, whatever you can think of. There's an audience out there for everything and there's someone who is ready to make a dollar off of it.

Ashley Madison is a site that helps users to have affairs. Now, affairs... (more)

Tags: marriage, relationships, online dating, cheating, affairs, ashley madison, cheaters

Love Is

By Deborah Horton, published on Dec 22, 2010

Back in the 80s, the phrase Love Is…Never Having To Say You're Sorry, was very popular. It was everywhere. In my opinion, that's a bit naive, as saying you're sorry just kind of comes with the territory of relationships at one point or another. To me love is many things and here I share just a few. Some may be things that mean love to you, some may not. What love is, is different to everyone - and yet somehow the same.

Love is - someone who will take time out of their busy day to call you just to tell you a joke.

Love is - someone who goes to the grocery and comes back with... (more)

Tags: marriage, love, relationships, dating, lovers

Opposites Attract

By Deborah Horton, published on Dec 13, 2010

...true opposites. Those whose core values are opposite. One exception to this rule appears to be politicos Mary Matalin and James Carville. They SEEM to be opposite, but maybe it's only in their political views. It is not possible for an outsider to know what their views are inside the marriage towards children, money, values, etc.

It has been my experience that long term relationships last because of what people have in common rather than what they don't. I can't imagine being in a relationship or marriage with children and having opposite views on how they should be raised. ... (more)

Tags: marriage, relationships, dating, opposites, attraction

Friendship is Endurance

By Frank - icare2be, published on Oct 23, 2010

...miles distance separating us Does not separate our souls.The treasure is the sharing of the moment. It matters not the "when" nor the "where."When the passion of young love burns off With the passage of time.

Friendship is the beginning of love. It is the underpinnings of a committed marriage,Or relationship between two people. Friendship provides the defense Against attacks from others and events. Friendship carries through the ages ofYouth, middle years, and those challenging last years.

The time of telling stories of adventuresYesteryear brought to life again,In the... (more)

Tags: poem, marriage, love, life, friendship, prose, relationship, friend, staying power

Women, up for sale.

By SZU, published on Oct 8, 2010

...was a reflection of a rich part of the society. (P.S. I am 22 and unmarried; I wonder what her family has to say about me)

Here’s an example of a poor family: A girl I know (was raised by a single mother and) was made to get engaged with this guy (I happen to know him too). Arranged marriages are a norm in our part of the society so basically there was no chance that this girl could say no to the proposal. Not that she wasn’t happy as the guy belonged to a relatively well earning background .The engagement was dragged up to six whole years after which the guy woke up deciding he ... (more)

Tags: marriage, depression, rejection, girls, proposals, insecurity, self-esteem

Doing Right By My Sons

By LiftingMeUp, published on Sep 13, 2010

I am a woman.

And I am a mother.

A mother of boys.

I need them to grow up to be men.

I need them to learn from their mother how to be men.

One day you will stop being my babies.

You will walk out of my arms.

Into the arms of another.

You will walk into manhood.

Into adulthood.

With all the wisdom I could possibly have given you.

I need you to know how to fend for you yourself.

How to read and write.

How to speak and communicate.

How to feel and be understood.

How to understand and be felt.

... (more)

Tags: parenting, marriage, divorce, children, domestic violence

Say No To Dowry

By Barkha Dhar, published on Sep 3, 2010

Marriage is an entity of benign omens and configurations made in the heaven, performed on the earth. It’s a gracious threshold to unification of two souls and of two families. As a prime religious ceremony, its zenith lies in a father’s courage to give away his piece of heart, his daughter in a poised and sacred alliance to another man as her better half. Also known as “Kanya daan” in Hindu wedding, it’s the father of the bride that offers his daughter for marriage on a promise that the groom shall perform his duties as a husband according to the vedic(religious) hymns recited during the ceremony.... (more)

Tags: india, marriage, relationships, women, emotions, crisis, domestic violence, abuse, video, dowry deaths, dowry harassment, hindu weddings, social evil, social issue, youtube, say no

The Zebra and The Lion - Embracing the capture

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 26, 2010

“You are mine! You belong to me” he said in a strong possessive voice, while shooting his finger and pointing at me and then to himself.

It was all a plan.

He had it figured out. Executed perfectly.

Well, I mean, it had to be perfect because it worked.

Was I the "zebra" and the man the "lion?"

Me, his captured prey?

Or, was I the kitten that's been touched by a human's hands only to be tossed away?

I sat there. Not sure whether to cry or accept finality.

“You will be my wife, if not now later. We are destined. Do you have any idea... (more)

Tags: marriage, love, trap, accepting, possessive

YES but NO

By taking off the mask, published on Aug 17, 2010

YES

YES

YES

I DO

BUT

NO

NO

NO

I

CAN'T

WILL

YOU CONVERT?

I

HOPE

HOPE

HOPE

BECAUSE

THEN I CAN SAY

YES

YES

YES

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Tags: religion, marriage, love, convert

Feeling Found

By Billie Beldyga, published on May 22, 2010

...thinking for the first time, one day that's going to be me. I'm going to be a woman and somebody will love me like that. And, I couldn't wait. Fast forward to the present. I'm still waiting. My husband and I were married 16 years ago and while I was prepared for the fairy tale part of marriage, I certainly wasn't for the horror story it's become. Perhaps horror story is a bit harsh but I'll let you make the call.When we met, I was taken in by his long, blond hair, tall frame, Tom Cruise smile that lit up his face and what I thought was a gentle nature. He was younger than I and... (more)

Tags: marriage, love, spouse abuse

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