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|Subject: Re: What annoys the Right more?||Date: 10/19/2012 1:45 PM|
|Author: fleg9bo||Number: 649782 of 774514|
Marriage is a commitment to GOD in the presence of witnesses.
We got married by a justice of the peace (or whatever they call them in Canada). We made a commitment to each other -- there was no mention of any supernatural being.
It's so WEIRD to me when atheists get married. What's the point?
In our case, it was so DW could get a Green Card quickly. I don't know how long it would have taken to get married absent that incentive. At some point the tax consequences would have made it a good move.
And we are still together in spite of the lack of religious trappings, long after 50% of marriages performed in churches have fallen apart.
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