Justyna is a Christian. She believes in Christian marriage, even insisting, in company with the Church, that the matrimonial bond is unbreakable except by death. Justyna is engaged to be married, in her native Poland. But she has been living with her boyfriend for the past two years, while they save up the money for a large wedding. She resents her priest’s warning that this is sinful and unwise. She believes in marriage, but she would rather accept cohabitation than give up her dreams of a beautiful wedding.
Clearly, Justyna is conflicted. And she’s not alone. Young Christians all over the …
This article appears as “Marriages of True Minds” in the November 16, 2020, print edition of National Review.
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