Marriage

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Marriage of Adam and Eve.
Leaving and cleaving.
  • "Church Supports Call for Constitutional Amendment", Ensign, July 2006, p. 74
... prohibiting same-sex marriage.
  • Matthew O. Richardson, "Three Principles of Marriage", Ensign, Apr. 2005, p. 20
Thoughts related to Moses 3:21-25
  • President James E. Faust, "Enriching Your Marriage", Ensign, April 2007, pp. 5-8
Discusses misconceptions regarding 1 Corinthians 7:7–9, where it would appear, to many, that Paul is antagonistic towards marriage.
  • Tad R. Callister, "The Inevitable Apostasy", pp. 198-207
Discusses the doctrine of marriage and its loss during the apostasy.
An interesting story which highlights nicely the kind of unselfishness we need to have to hava successful marriage.
  • President Spencer W. Kimball, "Oneness in Marriage", Marriage and Family Relations: Participant's Study Guide, Lesson 3
Duties of husband and wife.
"'Soul mates' are fiction and an illusion"
"almost any good man and any good woman can have ... a successful marriage"
Some good comments in response to the question: "I’m confused about the principle of priesthood leadership in the home. Could you explain how priesthood leadership should operate in the family?"
I can't say that I completely agree with the answer, but I think the main points are correct and that if there is any error in it, it is minor.
"Marriage is a partnership. Each is given a part of the work of life to do. The fact that some women and men disregard their work and their opportunities does not change the program."
"When we speak of marriage as a partnership, let us speak of marriage as a full partnership. We do not want our LDS women to be silent partners or limited partners in that eternal assignment! Please be a contributing and full partner. "
  • Joseph Smith, compiled by Joseph Fielding Smith, "Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith", p. 120 +footnote
(May 8, 1838) Joseph Smith states that "we" do not believe in having multiple wives at once and that "we" do believe in marrying again hastily after the death of one's spouse. (The footnote cites a well-known exception to this later rule which Joseph Smith pointed out.)
Fears about Marriage
Fallacious Thinking
Counsel for Courtship
Praying about It
Have Confidence in the Lord
Overcoming Obstacles
Living the Lord’s Way
Seeking Christlike Characteristics
Various experiences related regarding making the marriage decision:
Trusting the Lord to Be My Guide
Choosing to Take My Own Path
Reaping the Rewards of Faith
Looking Ahead—Not Back
Choosing Love
Relying on Faith, Not Fear
High conscientiousness in your spouse correlates with greater career success for you. (This is the only spousal personality trait in the Big 5 that the research were able to determine had an affect on your career success.)
Study: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0956797614551370
In 2014, Women are looking for a guy with a steady job and men are looking for a partner with similar ideas about raising children.

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