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View Poll Results: Do you see the practice of marriage dieing out over time?
Yes, slowly, now men and women both work 8 61.54%
Nope, marriage is here to stay, its too tricky without it 5 38.46%
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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-18-2012, 09:05 AM
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Re: Do you think the practice of marriage could die out?

Originally Posted by Lee View Post
How about stay-at-home parent?

I am not looking for a divorce but before I quit my job to take care of our son, my income was more or less the same as my spouse. Now, I will not be able to find a job paying even close to what I made 14 years ago.
I specifically referred to marriages that end and there are no children. The equation changes completely when kids are involved.

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 01-18-2012, 11:42 AM
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Re: Do you think the practice of marriage could die out?

They should just chuck out the legal stuff, imho. There is no reason that people should benefit from the government for being married (social conservatism my ass). If they insist on it, then insist that you should be able to have the same benefits and legalities drawn up in any contract.
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