Marriage

Marriage (also called matrimony or wedlock) is a social union or legal contract between people called spouses that creates kinship. The definition of marriage varies according to different cultures, but is usually an institution in which interpersonal relationships, usually intimate and sexual, are acknowledged. Such a union is often formalized via a wedding ceremony. In terms of legal recognition, most sovereign states and other jurisdictions limit marriage to two persons of opposite sex or gender in the gender binary, and some of these allow polygynous marriage. In the 21st century, several countries and some other jurisdictions have legalized same-sex marriage. In some cultures, marriage is recommended or compulsory before pursuing any sexual activity. People marry for many reasons, including: legal, social, libidinal, emotional, financial, spiritual, and religious. These might include arranged marriages, family obligations, the legal establishment of a nuclear family unit, the...
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Saurabh Shukla
Saurabh Shukla and commented on the discussion by Megha C
1 hr ago
Megha C - I slept with husband's best friend
My husband is in a job that demands lot of travelling, few days back my husband's friend came over to hand over some papers, my husband had asked for. We had few drinks & suddenly i could feel something craving inside me, we both lost control and more »
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Radha Krishna Mallepudi
Radha Krishna Mallepudi commented on the blog by Dr Uttam Dave
2 hrs ago
Dr Uttam Dave - PREPARING FOR MARRIAGE-COMMUNICATION
COMMUNICATING WITH YOUR PARTNERCommunication skill is the most important skill you need to focus during a Pre Marital Counselling session.If you have a lot of topics to choose from ,then this should get priority.We like to believe that we are very good communicators but on close observation ,we realise how far away we are from the right mode of communication.Communication includes things like 1 Listening 2 Communication styles 3Understanding 4 Paraphrasing 5 Expressing feelings and emotions 6 more »
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Ankit Goyal
Ankit Goyal
Ankit Goyal
Pushpendra Singh
Pushpendra Singh commented on the poll by Sunil Kumawat
3 hrs ago
Sunil Kumawat - Whom to marry
With who loves you
With whom you love
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Pushpendra Singh
Pushpendra Singh took the poll by Sunil Kumawat
3 hrs ago
Sunil Kumawat - Whom to marry
With who loves you
With whom you love
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Pankaj Jain
Govind Gupta
Govind Gupta commented on the blog by Manish Gupta
8 hrs ago
Manish Gupta - Sex Matters
It matters if you are married.It matters if you are single.It matters if you are a virgin.It matters if you are not.Sex matters.I don’t fully understand why God made sex so central to who we are as humans. But He did. Even as children, our sexual organs are things of mystery and curiosity. One of my good friends was bathing her little boy who proudly proclaimed, “Mommy, I love my penis.” She responded by saying, “Good! It is good to love our bodies. Our arms, our legs, our faces.” more »
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Ankit Goyal
Raj R
Manish Gupta
Dev
Dev commented on the blog by Anjum Seth
20 hrs ago
Anjum Seth - Forced into wife swapping for promotion
They say you marry a man who is like your father. In my case i married a guy who was in the army just like my father. But the similarities end there. My father would never dream of doing what my husband has done. He asked me to be part of a wife swapping party just to get a promotion.Yes it happens. Wife swapping is a dirty secret that exists among army officers. Some do it willingly and some do it because they are forced into it by their immediate seniors.My husband threatened me that he would more »
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