Can you help me out with the perpetual virginity of Mary?

I have a friend that uses Matthew 1: 25 against the perpetual virginity. Can you help me out with this?

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*] Doesn’t Scripture imply that Mary had children other than Jesus?
*] Did Jesus have brothers?
*] Brethren of the Lord - Catholic Encyclopedia
*] Brethren of the Lord - Tract
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