I Will Never Marry You

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I Will Never Marry You
I had gotten engaged on November 4th 2009 on my birthday, and I was the happiest person alive that day. Come to find out the person I was engaged to changed instantly once I accepted his engagement. A couple of weeks later, I found pictures of my fiancé having sex with women from a Dominican Republic trip he went on with his friends, and he said he did it because the women there cater to American men. The cheating and lying never stopped from there, and this is the main reason why I will never marry. Having trust, respect, love and communication takes a lot for a marriage to survive. I was with this man for seven years, and we had a daughter together; I would never imagined I would say to him” I will never marry you”. Could an open marriage be the solution? I agree/disagree with Catherine Newman in the article “I Do. Not: Why I Won’t Marry” that we are not bread to be a monogamous culture today; having sex with the same person over and over again is close to impossible. In the Article “I Do. Not: Why I Won’t Marry” the author Catherine Newman argues why she won’t get married. She believes that because she had a child with her boyfriend, it is the same thing as putting a ring on her finger, and we all know that doesn’t keep a man. Newman believes that marriage should be for gay and straight people because she once was in a bisexual relationship and in today’s society that is now possible. She feels that not being married means they can keep choosing each other, and would not rather work on keeping from being divorced. I have been in two long relationships, my first relationship lasted for eight years and my second relationship lasted for seven years. Had I married these men, I would have gone through two divorces. I believed that they were my life long partners until they cheated on me several times. Newman asks “Can it possibly be that climbing onto the same exact person for fifty years maximizes the erotic potential of...
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