Men and women who have decided that their marriage is unsuccessful stay married for a number of reasons. I give a list of their complaints and another list of the stated reasons for staying together. There are still other reasons under the surface.
The distinction between nature and nurture is complicated and lost when considering older persons. But this case demonstrates how difficult it is to separate the causes of personality even when a chld is very young.
The fight about same sex marriage is growing to a close. But it is only a part of a larger struggle between those who consider themselves conservative and those who think of themselves as liberal. The issues are much more complicated
Love implies a differing level of commitment in different circumstances. Statements of love are almost always conditional, although promises are made. The marital vows do not mean exactly what they say