5 reasons we can’t handle marriage anymore – A Rebuttal

Brad says…

Marriage is hard. Anyone who tells you different is selling something. However it isn’t impossible and it isn’t something that is so archaic that we should dismiss it.

A friend sent me the article “5 Reasons we can’t handle marriage anymore” by Anthony D’Ambrosio. It had a mix of truth and misconceptions yet reading it I just couldn’t help but argue with it. So rather than sitting yelling at my computer screen I thought I would share it all with you.

5 reasons we can’t handle marriage anymore

The article shares the 5 reasons why our current generation isn’t equipped to handle marriage, and how it is only going to get worse in the future. While I disagree that these are reasons to dismiss marriage, most of them are actually really good observations on what is challenging marriage today.heart . . .

1) Sex becomes almost non-existent.

D’Ambrosio shares,

“I’m baffled by couples who neglect having sex, especially younger ones. We all desire physical connection, so how does cutting that off lead you to believe your marriage will be successful? It’s like telling someone you’ll take them out to a restaurant but they can’t order food.”

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Day 8 – Sexual Conversation

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