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Physical attraction and marriage


To enjoy our website, you'll need to enable JavaScript in your web browser. Please click here to learn how. While physical attraction is a part of finding a spouse, it is only one piece of the puzzle in choosing a lifelong mate, Marshall Segal writes for DesiringGod.

Segal, who serves as associate editor of the Christian website, discussed the topic of Physical attraction and marriage attraction in a blog published last Thursday, questioning how much of a role attraction should play when choosing Physical attraction and marriage lifelong partner. Segal explains that God created physical attraction, and while it does play a role in marriage, it should be seen as flexible, with a spouse's inner beauty being a far more important and long-lasting asset.

But that's only one piece of what makes people attractive, and it is not the main piece — nowhere close.

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