Every single culture in the world has its own set of rules concerning marriage, sex and family. From the beginning marriage was established by God Himself in the Garden of Eden before any other human institutions and cultures (Gen 2:24-25). Primarily it looks as if was established for the benefit of the partners, so that they might partner with one another. After the fall one to one lifetime marriage partnership was followed by conflicts, bitterness, divorce and polygamy.

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