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with Ron L. Deal
A Line in the Sand Wednesday, February 8, 2023
Here’s a dilemma: How do you find permanence in a relationship without making a permanent commitment? You know what a wedding is, right? It’s the day a man and a woman draw a line in the sand and step over it together. I’ve heard some people argue that living with someone is essentially the same thing. Then I say, “Oh, so it won’t matter is you go ahead and get married then.” To which they start backpedaling pretty fast. People intuitively know that marriage is different. Paper may not make a difference, but commitment does. Do you want permanence? Choose permanence.

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