Couples that knew each other growing up are often very close. They can sense each other's moods and understand their partner better than anyone else in the world. For many, this gives them great comfort. They know their partner will be there for them and understand them no matter what...

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In former years, marriage and commitment were considered the same in personal relationships. A couple made a commitment to each other by getting married and building a life together. Times have changed, and couples in the modern world see things differently. They make a commitment to each other but do...

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Some couples cannot imagine the thought of marriage without ever being with another sexual partner, but others believe monogamy is a thing of the past. They see it as a trap and believe two people cannot possibly be committed to each other for a lifetime. They want to be with...

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There is nothing more painful than watching a spouse physically deteriorate due to an illness. Many people have suffered through this, but they have managed to maintain their love and devotion to their partner. It is a grueling and cruel test of love that many couples have managed to survive....

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While it is an old-fashioned concept, some people believe they should stay married until their children are grown. This may sound like two people are willing to sacrifice their own happiness, but they are generally making excuses. The truth is that the children will be better off not being caught...

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