Discussion in 'Health and Lifestyle' started by SpidermanTuba, Mar 11, 2010.
Why do you do it?
same reasons everyone gets married
Which are what? To make it more expensive to break up?
If two people are in a committed relationship and trust each other enough to get married in the first place, why do they need to get married?
federal and state benefits to be precise
State licensed marriages are a big cash flow racket for bureaucrats and the judicial-industrial complex.
It's what happens virtually every time you make the state a partner in any venture.
Benefits to marriage are several.......
Taxes, property sharing, visitation rights in hospitals, etc.
But know what I think marriage should be like? An enlistment contract like what the military has. You sign up for x amount of years, and at the end of the contract? Either re-up or go your separate ways.
It would only get expensive if you decide to divorce before the expiration date.
Yeah.........I could go for a marriage institution like that. I mean........nothing man made is ever forever, right?
Lawyers wouldn't like it though...........it would cut into their bottom line.
Since when has matrimony been solely a religious thing? Where does it state that marriage is only for those who hold religious beliefs? Marriage need have nothing to do with religion. It is a public legal act, not merely a private romantic declaration or religious rite. It is a contract between two people. Break the contract, you pay.
Well it was a religious thing before it was a gov't sponsored thing...
I don't do it anymore..lol. But I do feel for many that it is a religious ceremony and a state license should not be required.
I figured since the g/f was already 8 months pregnant we should make it official.
We were married by a judge friend of mine and he did read the standard script, but we fashioned it around a pagan handfasting ceremony. BTW the judge is now serving jail time on federal charges LOL. Wife sez it's all null and void.
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