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Marriage and the family
Marriage and the family or revise this unitClick on the links below to choose your revision focus. At the end of each section click the arrow at the bottom to return here or proceed with Power Point as normal
Family life and upbringing
Divorce and remarriage
Love, sex and relationships
Chance to see if sexually compatible
If things go wrong split without divorce
A couple can always marry if they decide to have children
Encourages a casual attitude to relationships
Can know if compatible without living together
If too easy to break up couples will separate over differences which could be patched up
Children need a stable home with two parents – best achieved through marriageCohabitation – for and against
It is a gift from God and he intended men and women to live together
Men and women should help and support one another and be faithful
It is for bringing up children
I take you, ...,to be my wife [or husband]. to have and to hold from this day forward; for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death us do part, according to God's holy law; and this is my solemn vow.Importance of marriage and the vows
This is a selection of marriage partner, often arranged by the parents. Sometimes adverts are used in Muslim magazines. Love is expected to come after the marriage, not before. Both partners must agree to the marriage but most trust their parents to make the right choice for them.
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The Church of England do accept divorce although it will not usually remarry divorced people. They remarry in a civil ceremony and may have a blessing
The Roman Catholic Church believe marriage vows cannot be broken. However an annulment can be granted in extreme cases.
Non-conformist churches allow divorced people to remarry in church but ministers can refuse if they feel it isn’t right. They usually forgive and see it as a new start.
THE FAMILY marriage
Extended family marriage
Usually consists of three generations living together or very close to each other. This form of family life is reflected in various holy books and is a traditional family arrangement
Modern Western family made up of just parents and children living together. There is contact with other members but often spasmodicWhat is a family?
One parent family
Only one parent living with and bringing up a child or children due to divorce, separation , death or being an unmarried parent
When two sets of children become one family after their parents become a couple
If you were Muslim:
SEX AND CONTRACEPTION marriage
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