Originally Posted by marksbabygirl
I call bullshit.
There are a LOT of benefits to marriage that have nothing to do with finances.
I am not going to take the time to spell it out for you - because your views on marriage are very clear. But needless to say - if I had known 11 years ago what I'd be in for now - I'd have still married him
And financially? Nope - I am the primary financial support in our household...
Me too; we have specific personal reasons why we got married, and they have nothing to do with love OR finances. Basically, I need someone whom I trust to be my next-of-kin and to be able to speak on my behalf and be recognized legally in a variety of situations... there are some other details that exist which i choose not to disclose at this level on the forums... Let's just say that our marriage very much IS a contract with society and the government, but I wouldn't be able to get what i need from just ANYBODY.