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meauxjeaux2
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watson
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Why would anyone get married in this day & age?

Seems the woman staying at home,making government bank while the man goes to work is the way t ogo now. Safe to say a couple stands to lose $60,000 a year from just getting married if they have children .
Why would anyone want to get married when the deck is really stacked against them?


Tiger1242
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Ummmmmmm, what if you both have jobs?


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Navajo61490
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Bc people enjoy marriage?


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tigerbaittrick
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Both have jobs. Double income. Sleep in money.


Clark W Griswold
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
You black?


unbeWEAVEable
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
To be able to make divorce threads.


SabiDojo
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Something tells me you didn't think this through.


TheCaterpillar
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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Both have jobs. Double income. Sleep in money.



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kingbob
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Sorrento, LA
Member since Nov 2010
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
favorable income tax status, insurance benefits, the ability to take half of a wealthier someone's assets in the event of divorce, ect.

The real question is why would anyone get married in this day & age without a pre-nup?

I guess they just figure half of their stuff is a safe bet that their relationship will stand the test of time.


meauxjeaux2
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watson
Member since Oct 2007
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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Something tells me you didn't think this through.

I realize there's women who work in a marriage but there are a ton of stay at home moms who would stand to make bank if they weren't married.
Agree?


Gtothemoney
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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You black?


slutiger5
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Because that is the standard i grew up under and live by a moral compass that has nothing to do with society.


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lsunurse
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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Both have jobs. Double income. Sleep in money.



Only if you don't have kids. Once kids come along, bye bye extra money.


EA6B
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TX
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1903 posts

re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Because if you date enough women sooner or later you will end up with someone like Jodi Arias (SIC).


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TxTiger82
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Member since Sep 2004
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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without a pre-nup?


Pre-nups are so 1990s. There are better ways to protect your monies.


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guedeaux
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Houston
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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but there are a ton of stay at home moms who would stand to make bank if they weren't married.
Agree?


And didn't have families? Is that what you are getting at?


meauxjeaux2
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watson
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51250 posts

re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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stay at home moms


quote:

And didn't have families


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lsunurse
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Scottsdale, AZ
Member since Dec 2005
99999 posts

re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Why would I want to be a stay at home mom when I would make much more working?


Welfare queens don't make 60K a year btw


TreeDawg
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Central, La.
Member since Jan 2005
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re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
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Why would anyone get married in this day & age?


To raise kids that understand true family values, the importance of hard work, knowing you have a team mate/partner to always be there for you and to grow old with...........just me......


madamsquirrel
LSU Fan
The Snarlington Estate
Member since Jul 2009
21474 posts

re: Why would anyone get married in this day & age?
Married health insurance cheaper than domestic partner insurance.

Being next of kin for medical reasons.


The bank, IRS, credit card companies will answer your damn questions on the phone.


Exes take stepparents more serious than bf/gf.





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