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joy faber

recycling artist, Read "Write" Literacy of Torrance County

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Do you think marriage, as a social commitment device, still works? Or did it ever work?

I'd like to see what people think of marriage as a social commitment device.

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  • Dec 21 2011: Living with someone for the creation of a family, a place where the children are safe to develop happy and strong is a damn good idea. Declaring it In a social manner publicly, following a tradition and inviting friends relatives and whomever wants to contribute in their good will and wishes is also a very civilised and brave move. Calling upon your beliefs to bless and bare witness of this conscious decision between two free minded people is also a strong statement. If the purpose is to do what it's expected by others and who knows what, maybe have a stag night and get sloshed, then it's an expensive party... It could be cheaper...

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