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Sample Argumentative Essay Question: Nowadays we can see the trend of more and more people choose not

to get married and remain single for the rest of their life. They gave various reasons for their decision. In your opinion, do you agree with the idea of being single? Write 500 words argumentative essay based on the main points below. Opinion: Agreed 1. Opposing Argument- those who disagreed said that you will become sad and lonely Rebuttal- you can have friends and pets to keep you happy and not lonely

2. Opposing Argument- opponents said that nobody will take care of you when you are old Rebuttal- you can join nursing home or employ caretaker to care for you

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Opposing Argument- opponents said that married ideas can decide better

Rebuttal - being single, you have freedom to make decision Sample Essay Ten or twenty years ago, if you ask young working adults who are still single, what would be their next plan? We are sure that majority of them would reply that they wish to settle down, get married and start a family. Fast-forward to nowadays, if you pose the same question to the previous group, more and more will reveal that they abandon the idea of marriage and focus on their career and other responsibilities instead. This trend has raised the concern among the parents and authority because eventually it will affect the family institution which functions as the foundation of society. Despite of their growing apprehension towards the huge decision that the young adolescent took, I believe that they should be allowed to live their life according to the choice that they have made. Those who opposed to decision argued that these single people eventually will remain solitary for the rest of their life and die as a sad lone old folk with nobody by the side. This is because they have no companion to keep them company such as spouses and children. However, this is such a conservative idea. A single person does not equal to lonely person since there are many other people that can give merriment in life like friends and relatives. To ward off loneliness too they can keep pets such as dogs and cats which can a therapeutic step too. According to Dr. Judith Siegel, pet owners with AIDS are far less likely to suffer from

Opposing Argument-those who disagreed said that many people have been cheated by their partner. As William Shakespeare wrote. single peoples are known to adopt children and they have their own happy family. This will become worse if they are suffering from illnesses as elder people are susceptible to various ailments. So who says married life can guarantee happiness. They will receive better care as these nursing homes are run by professional management. “to be or not to be. In addition they will not be alone as there will be many other residents whom are more than willing to share their common interests.Many couples are fighting each other and involved in conflict Rebuttal.not all partners are cheaters. However this can lead to constant fights and arguments which soon later turn into a divorce decision. this is not a problem as they can decide their course on their own and live their carefree life without worrying about satisfying the other party. People can say that sometimes two head is better than one heads. Next.This can avoided through meaningful discussion and compromise 3. To young single people out there. this essay stressed that the idea of single life is not such a bad idea at all despite the opponents’ claims of lonely life and problem of old age caring. Opposing Argument.Married couples with children cannot survive the economic crisis . single people should not be worried as they still can be admitted to old folks home when they become old. Hence. Opposing Argument. Opinion: Disagreed 1.depression than those without pets (2008). Plus they will be luckier than those parents who are left on their own by their children. they would be no one who is going to take care of them. that is the question”. Rebuttal. This can be ironic that this is the only decision that they can agreed with. Some are honest and very loyal to each other 2. there are many advantages of living your decision and do not be afraid to follow what your heart desires. Despite of this grim situation. This is because married couple may have more ideas in order to make decision because each can see in different perspective. For single peoples. the opponents of the notion of single life claimed that once those who subscribe to this idea reach the old age. In some cases.

This can occurs in many ways such as infidelity. Occasionally these conflict and fight later can escalate into verbal and physical abuses. mother and children) is going to survive especially for a big one. Their anxiety is not unfounded and baseless even though the single trend is gaining more followers. if you ask young working adults who are still single. There are still people who are loyal to their partners until the end of their life. current global economy is also not stable. How on earth a family (father. 2009). if you pose the same question to the previous group. These factors can discourage people to commit themselves into marriage institution. They have to remain optimistic and practice caution when selecting their prospective life partners. what would be their next plan? We are sure that majority of them would reply that they wish to settle down. distort. After that. there is still sunshine among the cloudy days. On the other hand. Do not be blinded by foolish infatuation. It has fair share of rainy days. The price of properties such as house and land is skyrocketing. more and more will reveal that they abandon the idea of marriage and focus on their career and other responsibilities instead. Inflation and increase of essential good price are common. This trend has raised the concern among the parents and authority because eventually it will affect the family institution which functions as the foundation of society. Conflicts are part and parcel of married life. married couples will not be worried about this as they enjoy better financial status if both spouses hold jobs and . Nonetheless. even though there are many bad examples of marriage. hidden lies and several others. Fast-forward to nowadays. The important thing is that how the couples handle them. or evade the truth from the other (Northcutt. those who prefer to remain single asserted that many married people walk out of marriage because they were cheated by their partners. get married and start a family. Marriage life does not mean that people will be constantly bickering and cursing each other. Finally. It cannot be denied that marriage is not a bed of roses. good communication in marriage does not hide. The media is not helping as many portrayals in the films and dramas showing spouses involved in argument and quarrel most of the time. Firstly.They enjoy better financial status because you have two sources of income Sample essay: Ten or twenty years ago. Nevertheless they should not lose hope. Director of Marriage Enrichment Programs at Family Dynamics Institute. There are examples where the husbands and wives involved in illicit affairs with colleagues. the singles argued that many couples are involved in conflict and fight after they got married. keeping mistresses or secret lovers or slowly manipulating their spouses for monetary gain. The key is communication as stated by Terry Northcutt.Rebuttal.

. responsible and to compromise with each other weaknesses. there are still many benefits of marriage as it can teach couples to be patient. Again. they will always have somebody to share them with as there is a saying which aptly indicates that it always takes two to tango. They can share their financial responsibilities and commitment like buying cars and houses.contribute to their financial commitment because two incomes are better than one income. household expenditures and others. If people are happy or in sadness. In conclusion. it has been shown that married life is better than being single despite the opposing claim of marriage infidelity and conflicts.