Sixty-Three Passionless Years

(by Kyle) Why do people get married? Usually because they’re in love, right? Even today, with high rates of divorce and cohabitation, men and women in love have some internal pull that draws them to the altar. In lovedness is … Continue reading

The Kids May Not Be All Right

(by Dave) Moviemakers may like us to believe that “The Kids Are All Right,” but global evidence to the contrary is mounting. Mitch Pearlstein, a former officer in the department of Education and now the president of the Center for … Continue reading

Promises of Marriage and the Self

(by Stephen) If marriage is nothing more than love + commitment, it is inexplicable how our laws about marriage—and most importantly, our public ceremonies of marriage—ever came to pass. The expectation that marriage is sexually exclusive and faithful, not to … Continue reading