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Consider the Children

Marriage is not merely a private arrangement; it is also a complex social institution. Marriage fosters small cooperative unions—also known as stable families—that enable children to thrive, shore up communities, and help family members to succeed during good times and to weather the bad times.(UofV 2012)
Marriage and Families have been the mainstay of human development from the beginning.Adam and Eve were commanded to“…leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.” (Genesis 2:24)…Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth…” (Genesis 1:28)

Even though the world is trending away from the values of Marriage and Family, research studies continue to prove there are multiple benefits to being in a Family unit, being lawfully Married to one spouse.

“Children growing up with two continuously married parents are less likely than other children to experience a wide range of cognitive, emotional, and social problems, not only during childho…