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Marriage should be abolished. The civil partnership debate proves that
If you're thinking about ending your marriage, you're likely facing one of the most difficult decisions of your adult life. Many partners struggle for a very long time before making a firm choice about whether to stay or go. If you are agonizing over the decision of whether or not to file for divorce , there are steps you can take in this process. For many couples, the amount of time they've already invested in their marriages has a lot to do with their decision to stay or to go. It's generally easier for a younger married couple to divorce and start their lives over again than it is for partners who've been together a decade or more.
Getting married ranks high when it comes to the happiest days of a person's life. A wedding day , after all, is usually a joyous celebration and, one hopes, an indicator of what's to come. But sometimes fairy tales don't always end up like you imagined. After months of never-ending fights or failed sessions with a marriage counselor , finding the spark again seems almost impossible. A number of things can weave a path straight to divorce : not putting in the effort to compromise, shutting down emotionally, pushing your partner away, and even seeking intimacy from an outside partner. Some of the signs you should get a divorce, however, are a lot more subtle and may take some time for you to see.
Our topics this week: Should Marriage Be Abolished? In most places in the United States, gay couples are not legally allowed to marry. Once upon a time, interracial couples were not legally permitted to marry.
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I t is right and proper that Rebecca Steinfeld and her partner Charles Keidan have finally won the right to choose a civil partnership over marriage , the court having previously ruled that this option was open only to same-sex couples. That is a rare thing to happen, and we should savour it. But what I really love about this case is how it was fought on the basis that the institution of marriage is outmoded, patriarchal, and built on inequality.