First of all the jury is still out on whether even Christians go to Heaven. The Bible is rather ambiguous on the subject. The same goes for Hell. Most of the imagery we have for these places has developed over the years since the Bible was written. Christianity offers salvation it is true, but speculation on the exact nature of that salvation is just that – speculation.
On the eve of our marriage, there might have been good reason to really ask, “What is marriage?” Is it the impression and expectation that this man can make me happy—can be a savior that helps me forget the tragedy of my parents’ failed relationship as well as my own as his child? What is certain is that marriage was not to be a commitment or covenant.