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Be Prepared

As I mentioned in my last post, I recently celebrated a birthday. It’s funny how your thoughts about age change as you mark another year. I used to think that 54 was old, but now that I am there it does not seem so old. 404 more words

Estate

A Decent Start – Marriage Reform 2.0

Three days ago the Oklahoma House of Representatives passed H.B. 1125, a bill that would change the process by which the state recognizes marriages. In the bill’s present form, individuals who desire to be married in the state of Oklahoma could either obtain a certificate from a religious leader, or sign an affidavit requesting a common law marriage. 413 more words

One Lump of Stupid or Two, Oklahoma?

Oklahoma has a simple solution to the problem of letting the ‘mos git hitched:

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma would stop issuing marriage licenses under legislation passed Tuesday afternoon by the Oklahoma House of Representatives. 119 more words

Homophobia

Ehud and the deadly serious Marriage Manifesto

Humour me a little, if you wouldn’t mind!I’ve been standing up for marriage, in a world that increasingly says marriage is no longer essential to family life, for nearly twenty years now. 928 more words

Marriage

Legal benefits to being married

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia is for Lovers and there’s a reason why! Getting married in Virginia comes with legal benefits. Attorney Tom Fitzgerald from Kalfus & Nachman joined us with some advice on the subject. 31 more words

HR Show

Giving cohabiting couples the same rights as married couples will undermine men's commitment

On the face of it, there’s an obvious injustice. A couple can live together for many years, share a life together, build a family together. But when the couple split up, one person can take all of the assets with him or her. 1,020 more words

Commitment

Should cohabiting couples have similar rights as married couples? The case for.

After fifteen years together, David and Anne split up. More to the point, David walked out on Anne and moved in with another woman. Anne and their two young children, aged 9 and 10, are still living in the family home. 805 more words

Harry Benson