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What does marriage mean to you?

What's love got to do with it?

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OWEN HARING

Marriage isn't about love – love is fickle and can be lost, writes Owen Haring.

Marriage debate not just words

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ERIC WOLTERS

The marriage equality bill will most likely end up undermining the rights of the majority, writes Eric Wolters.

'Let's do this New Zealand'

LOVING SUPPORT: Rosie Jimson-Henley holds a sign as Emma Fawcett and Phillipa Walker kiss during a rally outside Parliament as the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill is debated inside.

COLE PIERCE

'I take strong exception to anyone who tries to disrespect other people's relationships.'

Marriage is for life

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JULIA CALDOW

Marriage is about sharing your life with the person who encourages you to be the best person you can be, writes Julia Caldow.

Don't judge love

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BERNICE GIBBS

Why should anyone be judged or disadvantaged when making a commitment to another person, asks Bernice Gibbs.

Being part of something greater

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CECELIA TUAHINE

Marriage between consenting adults is far too personal a thing to be decided on by anyone not involved, Cecelia Tuahine says.

Time for legislation to catch up

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JEREMY TODD

People have, and always will, get married to celebrate and affirm their love and companionship, writes Jeremy Todd.

Change adoption laws

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MARIE ROBERTS

Marriage shouldn't be diminished by opening it up to other sexual preferences, Marie Roberts says.

Marriage debate 'embarrassing'

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REBEKAH HILLER

It's disgraceful that if my reproductive organs were different, that I wouldn't be able to marry the love of my life, Rebekah Hiller writes.

Let those in love marry

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JOSEPH KARL

Marriage should be between two consenting people that love each other, and nothing else matters, writes Joseph Karl.

Marriage is about the four Cs

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BARRY MCDONALD

In our culture we expect love to precede marriage, but it doesn't have to be that way: sometimes love comes after.

What marriage means to me...

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LYDIA GARNER

Lydia Garner says she has a traditional view of marriage and that won't be changing.

'Marriage is for a man and woman'

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JOHN VAUGHAN

Marriage is for one man with one woman, and no law change is needed, writes John Vaughan.

Does a law change mean a yes?

Hannah Spyksma

HANNAH SPYKSMA

With the possibility she could actually marry her female partner looming, Hannah Spyksma awkwardly raises the question.