syg dic 6 - divorce can break but marriage is a union on...

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In one of the introductory videos, singer Shirley Bassey performs the song “The Second Time Around.” Included in the lyrics is the phrase “love is lovelier the second time around.” Do you agree or disagree with this idea? Why? Base your answer on the discussion of remarriage in the text and focus on marriage or marriage like relationships rather than dating I believe that love the second time around is less prone to disappointment because you know what to look for and what you do not what in a mate. But also I do not believe "love is lovelier the second time around." When someone knows how heartbreak feels, they are less likely to give their entire heart away again in "love," especially after he/she thought he/she had the perfect one the first time. Marriage is a legal bond that only death or
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Unformatted text preview: divorce can break, but marriage is a union on hearts surrounded by love. When that love is damaged, it's hard to patch it, which leads many couples to divorce. It's hard to go back into the world and "try again" to find the right one. When children are involved, everything is so much more difficult because you have to make sure your new partner gets along with your children plus your ex-spouse will always be around and in your business through visitation or just causing trouble for you. Love the second time can end up being worse than the first time, if that's possible. Some people remarry with no problems, other remarry, remarry again, and never find some to fill that hurt in their heart from the first time. There expectations are just to unrealistic....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2011 for the course SYG 2430 taught by Professor Scanzoni during the Fall '05 term at University of Florida.

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