What does marriage mean to you?
Marriage isn't about love – love is fickle and can be lost, writes Owen Haring.
The marriage equality bill will most likely end up undermining the rights of the majority, writes Eric Wolters.
'I take strong exception to anyone who tries to disrespect other people's relationships.'
Marriage is about sharing your life with the person who encourages you to be the best person you can be, writes Julia Caldow.
Why should anyone be judged or disadvantaged when making a commitment to another person, asks Bernice Gibbs.
Marriage between consenting adults is far too personal a thing to be decided on by anyone not involved, Cecelia Tuahine says.
People have, and always will, get married to celebrate and affirm their love and companionship, writes Jeremy Todd.
Marriage shouldn't be diminished by opening it up to other sexual preferences, Marie Roberts says.
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.
Marriage should be between two consenting people that love each other, and nothing else matters, writes Joseph Karl.
In our culture we expect love to precede marriage, but it doesn't have to be that way: sometimes love comes after.
Lydia Garner says she has a traditional view of marriage and that won't be changing.
Marriage is for one man with one woman, and no law change is needed, writes John Vaughan.
With the possibility she could actually marry her female partner looming, Hannah Spyksma awkwardly raises the question.