THE RELEVANCE OF MARRIAGE IN OUR MODERN SOCIETY BY TAWAKALITU ONABULE
Marriage,they say is the legally or formally,socially or ritually recognized union between spouses that establishes rights and obligations between them. The act of marriage usually creates normative or legal obligations between the individuals involved and any offspring they may produce or adopt. It is more than a physical Union,it is also an emotional and spiritual union.
Marriage makes an incomplete human being a complete one.It makes him/her a grown up and gives him/her responsibilities
It takes a person out of the hectic lifestyle and place him/her in an organised environment giving them a path to follow in life and a shoulder to lean on.Marriage arranges one’s life,helps to safeguard one’s faith,stopping one from committing such acts by which could be considered immoral.
In the world today, we encounter rape, depression, anxiety and all sort of sexual transmitted diseases.
It benefits physical health, increases resistance to infections.Healthy relationships increase mental health benefits,thereby having less depression, less anxiety disorders, less psychosis, less posttraumatic stress disorders, fewer phobias.Marriage helps you concentrate well on your goals.They say putting your eggs in one basket isn’t safe,I say,if you trust your self enough and discipline yourself enough,putting all your eggs in one basket is super safe when it comes to marriage.
Marriage eliminate loneliness thereby creating a big space from depression.Both parties will be more effective working as a team versus working as individuals.Through challenges,both parties will both mature.
It brings out the responsible being in you,marriage brings out the conscious being in you.Marriage is the beginning of the family,a family starting from you not a family you joined.It also provides an opportunity to grow in selflessness as you serve your family(wife,husband,children).
Marriage is essentially relevant,it helps you deposit your emotions in a well conserved hands. It is a wonderful statement of love and commitment to your spouse