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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.


More proof that there is a God, and he is good.

Even though you did not acknowledge him, still he smiled upon you and granted you the peace and joy of the union he mandated as proper.

Now I lean religion is good. But the arguments that God is or God ain't are just fodder for arguing

The topic I grant is important, but the argument? It's great taste less filling
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