“No. 10 Marriage Will Make Her Let Herself Go”
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“No. 9 Marriage Is the End of Options”
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“No. 8 Marriage Is Expensive”
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We’ll concede their point that the wedding industry is out-of-control expensive. $26,542, the average cost a U.S. couple spends on their wedding, is nothing to sneeze at. Marriage, however, is not the same as that party many people have on the day they exchange vows. A 2010 survey of 12,000 men found that married men earn nearly one-third more than single men, even when differences in age, education, and experience are accounted for.
“No. 7 Marriage Is Just Paperwork”
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“No. 6 Marriage Is the End of Spontaneity”
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“No. 5 Marriage Is Constant Compromise”
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“No. 4: Marriage Is the End of Sex”
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“No. 3: Marriage Often Fails”
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It is a sad truth that 50 percent of marriages end in divorce. Relationships, regardless of whether or not they come with a contract, often end. Are we not supposed to have relationships simply because we don’t like the odds?
“No. 2 Marriage Is the End of Taking Risk.”
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“No. 1 Marriage Is Forever”
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Remember that fifty percent divorce rate we were just bemoaning? So if either of you changes too much, gains weight, doesn’t want to compromise on trips to Vegas, considers skydiving, or wants to have sex with a stripper named Spice, you can spontaneously end your marriage.