Category Archives: marriage


An interesting article on arranged marriage, along with its pros and cons: NYT, Parental Involvement can Help in Choosing Marriage Partners I felt like I was arranged once.  It was great.  I was living in a small village in Nepal. … Continue reading

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If you have to

From the NYT, a great comment on marriage from someone’s Auntie: “Here’s the secret: Never get married unless you have to. This has nothing to do with getting someone pregnant. It means you don’t get married unless you absolutely “have … Continue reading

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The Book of Common Prayer

The formidable Book of Common Prayer, written in 1552, offers these three reasons to get married (accordingly to the New Yorker, Oct 22 – I do not have a copy of my own): First, It was ordained for the procreation … Continue reading

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