Sometimes a marriage works, and sometimes it doesn’t. And sometimes a marriage or the prospect of marriage is very much in flux.

In this episode Tom and Elliott unpack our last two episodes on “mixed-orientation” marriage. Did hearing the story of a healthy mixed-orientation marriage or one of divorce make it more or less likely that they might get married one day? Did hearing two different “wedding night” stories make the notion of having sex with a woman any more “doable”?

It’s our final episode on marriage (for now), completing this trilogy. We discuss the biblical, cultural, and political contexts of marriage. We also share our own stories from the context of singleness as well as some of our supporters’ married stories from this still-in-process middle ground.

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Enjoy the episode below, and feel free to comment your thoughts on marriage: either from the context of a mixed-orientation marriage or singleness. If you’re married, did you resonate with any of the stories shared? Why or why not? If you’re single, did these marriage episodes make the prospect of marriage any more/less likely?


YOBcast Episode 032: Marriage:

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