Students in class brought up an eighth-grade boy, who had been expelled for bad behavior, then fathered a child out of wedlock.The majority of students believed he would be a good father.
The class responded that everyone has sexual relations before marriage; no one waits!in Sweden, the few young couples who do get married often do not like to admit it, since what they have done is so far out of the norm that they feel embarrassed." The public media virtually refuses to even acknowledge marriage.It is politically incorrect to even mention words like "husband," "wife," or even "spouse." Instead, the media continually refers to your "partner," "companion," or "significant other." And "family" has been redefined to describe any group of people who live together and care for one another in some way.No wonder young people do not respect the importance of marriage or of reserving the sexual union for marriage.This is part of a ten-part series about marriage preparation and improvement.This article should be studied in context of the whole series of articles.
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Our son-in-law Brian teaches junior high school in a rural district of a conservative state.
They expressed disbelief when he said he had waited and had never been divorced.
When he said couples should work hard to have a good marriage, they could not understand why!
When young people have been taught they evolved from animals, why should they reserve the sexual union for marriage or view marriage as a lifetime commitment? When even homosexuals can marry, marriage must not mean much.
World reported a study at the Hoover Institute: "Scandinavian gay marriage has driven home the message that marriage itself is outdated and that virtually any family form, including out-of-wedlock parenthood, is acceptable ...