• Perceived Change Couples Love Time
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    A Review of I Love You More Today Than Yesterday: Romantic Partners Perceptions of Changes in Love and Related Affect Over Times intimate relationships grow over time, the romantic partners feelings toward each other will most likely change. In this four year, five wave, longitudinal study intimate couples provided reports on their perceived changes of their level of love, satisfaction, and commitment along with contemporaneous scales on the same attributes at the end of each stage. All the coup...
  • Same Sex Marriage In The U S
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    Mike M. Political Science 1 W 6 pm-9 pm Legalization of Same Sex Marriages The argument over the legalization of same sex marriages is rapidly becoming one of the most vigorously advocated reform subjects in recent law review. Being gay and loving someone is not illegal, but uniting that couple in a legal marriage is rejected by most of society in this country. Each state has had to deal with legal issues concerning same sex marriages to some extent. Most supporters of the ban on gay marriages b...
  • Gay Marriage Sex Couples States
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    Why is same-sex marriage such a controversial issue in the United States? In the 21 st century we as a society have witnessed science and technology that seems to be infinitely changing. As if there is truly no limit! Our society boasts of equality and equal opportunity. We have become practical in our thinking, for science has taught us to do so. Yet for a society that prides themselves on being superior in intellect, technology and equality we still discriminate against gay people and their ri...
  • Same Sex Marriages Domestic Partner
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    Same-sex couples should be given the same marriage / union rights as heterosexual couples, on both the state and Federal levels. With ten percent of the population in the United States being homosexuals, they should have the same rights at the other ninety percent of the population. According to a 2000 national poll, three-quarters of the United States population say that it is inevitable that same-sex couples will be allowed to marry (Lambda/VP Candidates, October 2000). An NBC poll taken in 19...
  • Pros Cons Of Cohabitation
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    Pros & Cons of Cohabitation Society and its attitudes are changing. Today's divorce rate is now around 50% and marriage isn't what it once was. With today's rates of cohabitating couples rising rapidly, there are many reasons couples live together before marriage, but is it a good idea Cohabitation acts as a trial for couples that are close to marriage, but are nervous and want a little assurance that they are compatible. If they still want to make the commitment after seeing one another at thei...
  • Living Together Before Marriage
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    Living Together Before Marriage As the rate of divorce soars and as increasing numbers of marriages disintegrate, living together has become the popular alternative to many people in north America. Experts estimate that 'roughly 2. 2 million people a recurrently sharing bed and board in a live-in arrangement, this is approximately 1% of the total population.' ('Family.' Comptoms Encyclopedia. 1992 ed. ) Living together, more formally known as non marital cohabitation, is an emerging lifestyle. ...
  • Hiv Positive Parents Should Not Have Children
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    HIV POSITIVE PARENTS SHOULD NOT HAVE CHILDREN Human Immunodeficiency Virus, better known as HIV, is a virus that slowly attacks and destroys the immune system. This destruction leaves the infected individual exposed to illnesses and infections that eventually cause him to die. In most cases, this virus alters and becomes a fatal transmissible disorder called AIDS or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. HIV positive couples should not have children because the children can become orphans at an ear...
  • The Great Gatsby Relationship Daisy Husband
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    Stanford R. Fox 06/07/2005 Period. 1 The Great Gatsby Essay In all human life relationships are very important, and this is shown in many different aspects of human life. Relationships are so significant that Authors often use them as the revolving point of their stories. Such as in The Great Gatsby the author F. Scott Fitzgerald uses the different relationships as the revolving point in his story. Fitzgerald shows how the relationships between the couples in The Great Gatsby are similar in man...
  • Same Couple Marriage Married Couples
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    The institution of marriage has been around for many years. Times have changed and society has grown as a whole. The United States has laws that prohibit same-sex marriages or do not grant them the same privileges as "traditional" marriages. You will see how behind this great nation has remained. As many countries around the world explore less traditional ways of life, the United States has been left in the dust. In the United States of America laws require that we be treated as equals. Unfortu...
  • Ivf Single Mother
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    IVF should be made available to any woman who requests it, no matter what her marital status or gender preference. " IVF, or In Vitro Fertilisation, is the process where a human egg is fertilized and cultured outside of the human body, and then the embryo is introduced into the uterus. It is a process that is used to treat infertility in women, and at the moment New South Wales has no legislation controlling access to IVF treatment. It's anti discrimination act means that no-one can be denied tr...
  • Heterosexual Couples Homosexual Marriage Bill
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    Bigotry and discrimination are two things that should not be legally permitted in modern society, yet there are laws that permit, if not encourage discrimination against homosexual people. One of these laws is the inability for homosexual couples to be legally married. The simple truth is that homosexuals are religiously married everyday, but they are not entitled to the legal benefits of marriage such as tax breaks and legal inheritances. These couples pay taxes, just as heterosexual couples do...
  • Productivity Of The Dual Earner Family
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    1. Introduction As we enter the 21 st century with all its challenges and opportunities, the idea of the traditional family has changed. Now, the dual-earner family, with husband and wife each maintaining separate careers and contributing to the financial success of the household, has become commonplace. The economic commitments and expectations of today's world often require two incomes to meet the overall expenses of the family. The biggest questions are often, "How will we plan for our own re...
  • Gay Marriage Couples Heterosexual Article
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    Analysis of "One Man's Summary" By Josh Hammer This article summarizes the life of a man named Horus who lives in the UK. It explains the feelings that homosexual people have when they are surrounded by a society that does not accept them. Horus tells his story about being beaten and ostracized on the streets of Egypt. He was born in an upper-middle class family and writes plays and acts in them as well. After he came out as a homosexual however, Horus' once famous plays are no longer allowed to...
  • Psychology Article Summary Dual Trauma
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    Journal of Marital and Family Therapy The interpersonal dynamics and treatment of dual trauma couples, Vol. 22, No. 4, 1996, 431-442. Dennis Balcom NARRATIVE: The author of this article explores the complex and intense challenges for couples and marital therapists dealing with trauma survival dyads. These unique challenges in organizing and implementing treatment are experienced by therapists treating both partners in a couple who are survivors of trauma. Therapists are often faced with complica...
  • Essay On Homosexual Marriages
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    I think that homosexual couples should be able to get married and have the state recognize it. Why should only Vermont legalize this? Is this fair to the homosexual people of the United States? What makes a heterosexual couple different from a homosexual couple? Marriage is about showing how much love you have for another person and how committed you are to that person. So why shouldn't it be ok for two guys or two girls to show yes we are in love and we will be together forever? Think about...
  • Sex Marriage Marriages Couples People
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    Taylor and Aaron were a match made in heaven. They met for the first time in a biology lab while high school and were inseparable. For years they were best of friends and while in college, decided to date. A spark occurred for the two and after a few years they decided to take the next step and make their love official, get married. But they have one problem. Taylor and Aaron are both males and many states do not legally recognize same sex marriages. So what do they do now? In this paper, I wil...
  • Argument Essay Gay Couple Adopting Child
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    Gay couple should not adopt children Should gay couple adopt children? Are gay couples capable of raising children with as much devotion as a normal couple? The answer is certainly a "No!" . Adoption of children by homosexual couples is a very controversial contemporary issue. National Adoption week in the United Kingdom in October 2000 saw a drive to encourage gay couples to adopt, in order to find homes for thousands of orphan children. At present, many democratic countries like United States ...
  • Opening The Closet Marriage And Spousal Rights For Homosexuals
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    As time passes the needs of society's attitudes and values changes; morality changes. For instance, today's society does not have the same needs and concerns as society in the 1950's. As society changes, so should the law. When cars were invented the law had to change to accommodate this change in lifestyle. It should be the same with homosexuality. As each year passes the number of gays, who admit they are gay, or come out of the proverbial "closet" increases. As acceptance of sexual orientati...
  • Physical Attractive Couples Attractiveness Hypothesis
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    When it comes to interpersonal attraction and intimate relationships, it is popularly believed that love is what makes the world go round, although Rubin and McNeil (1983) believed it had more to do with liking. They proposed that love, was not an 'intense physical symptom' but that it was a particular sort of attitude that one person has towards another. Dion et al (1972) picked up on this opinion of love being merely an attitude and devised the attractiveness stereotype. He found that photos o...
  • Argument In Today Unmarried Couples
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    In today s society there are many couples that live together. Why let unmarried couples live together? There isn t a specific problem with unmarried couples that live out in the American Society. People are getting divorced left and right in today s age. More than 50% of marriages broke up during the decade of the 90 s. Why let unmarried couples live together? Will the way many Americans look at it. Having couples not married living together is a very common step taken. In Fact, some couples wo...