The Definition Of Marriage Within The English Oxford Dictionary

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The definition of marriage in the English oxford dictionary is “The legally or formally recognized union of two people as partners in a personal relationship (historically and in some jurisdictions specifically a union between a man and a woman)”. Marriage can be described as a partnership between a male and a female, in which an intimate union is created. It is an order from god, where people can reproduce to create families. The need to get married comes from natural instincts for humans, as marriage is a sacred union created by god. For the marriage to be valid and legal, a marriage contract is made by the spouses. A marriage has to be based on free consent of the spouses, and with such consent and the marriage contract, the spouses can create a special bond between them. This bond is meant to last forever. But unfortunately, 28 million individuals have sought divorce in Egypt, during 2015 alone; the equivalent of 14 million divorce cases or quarter of the population. In the upcoming pages, I’m seeking to further understand the reasons behind the increasing divorce rates in Egypt. Divorce results in traumatized individuals and possibly children if any. As well as a stigma for divorced women in society, that makes their life miserable and unbearable after a divorce. It can also affect ones’ social life and religious involvement. Divorce also has several consequences on emotional and physical health. And finally it has effects on your current or future relationships. To
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