For today’s 20- and 30-somethings, these trends are meaningful.More than 40 percent of millenials think marriage is “becoming obsolete” (compared to 43 percent of Gen Xers, 35 percent of baby boomers, and 32 percent of people aged 65-plus).Moses was married to a Cushite (Ethiopian) woman (Numbers 12:1-16), and God was angry with Aaron and Miriam for criticizing that marriage.The Hebrews were forbidden to marry Canaanites and other pagan peoples (Exodus -16; Deuteronomy 7:1-3).
It’s a shocking idea – that all women, regardless of relationship status, should “date” other men.
If you’re dating or in a relationship with a man who hasn’t yet fully committed to you, then you should keep dating other men.
By doing so, you’ll feel that you have choices and you won’t invest all your time and energy into a man who isn’t sure yet what kind of future he wants with you.
Ivy was, for all intents and purposes, the "secondary." She was more curious than turned off: "I've always been one to question relationship paradigms, and I thought, well, the only way for me to really understand this is to try it," she says.
For a period of six months, she decided, she'd date both her boyfriend his girlfriend.