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  • She had once been violently loved by him for three weeks in her pre-marital days.

    A WICKED WOMAN

  • This country has strange obsessions withmorality, even though most efforts tend to havethe opposite of the desired effect (for example, reference the recent news that kids who make abstinence pledges have just asmuch pre-marital sex, only with less protection than their peers).

    Rants

  • To help us answer these questions, I'll insist that we get pre-marital counseling.

    Ed Housewright: What I'll Do Differently If I Marry Again

  • Couples that marry or register in one state but live in another one are going to face significant uncertainties with regard to the monetary aspects of their dissolution - which is why it is so important that every such couple have a pre-registration or pre-marital agreement to address these important issues.

    Frederick Hertz: New York Courts are Open for Civil Union Divorces

  • Jim Broadbent costars as King William, whom Victoria succeeds, while Paul Bettany plays the Prime Minister, Lord Melbourne, with whom she has a pre-marital romance.

    Check Out ‘Crazy Heart,’ ‘Young Victoria’ And ‘A Town Called Panic’ In This Week’s unLimited » MTV Movies Blog

  • Everyone knows my opposition to stripping, petting, smooching, necking, cheating, pre-marital sex, and any illegal abortions resulting from same.

    Robert Brustein: Sarah in Blunderland or the Mad Hater's Tea Party

  • Yet the Church teaches and the evidence shows that pre-marital sex, "hooking up", numerous sexual partners, and sexual flings are not healthy in the least.

    Do you think "Consent is Sexy"?

  • He assumes (as many do), with nary a logical twitch, that people will slavishly follow the Pope's exhortations regarding not using condoms while completely ignoring his exhortations to avoid fornication, pre-marital sex, homosexual sex, and extra-marital sex.

    Science

  • This means the University would promote to its student body all the teachings of the Church, including abstinence from pre-marital sex, a noble message for sure.

    Do you think "Consent is Sexy"?

  • Cutting off the money for school if they marry just encourages pre-marital sex – and too often the possibility of disillusionment when the romance fades a bit and they find themselves moving on into serial monogamy – one partner after another.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The “Racist” Charge

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