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Marriage and Politics

Why Getting Married Is Political

Priscilla Yamin | Posted 01.20.2013 | Weddings
Priscilla Yamin

If there is any lesson to come out of those initiative battles in the states of Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington it is that marriage is more than just private right. It is also a political institution through which we determine the boundaries of civic inclusion, and define the norms of citizenship.

The Art Of Sleeping With The Enemy

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Peggy Drexler

I have good friends. They are in a mixed marriage: she's a Republican, he's a Democrat. Both take their respective affiliations seriously. They've always made their union of political opposites work. But this season, there is coolness in the political air.

What Happens When You're A Republican And Your Spouse Is A Democrat?

Posted 09.05.2012 | Weddings

To have a long and happy marriage, experts say couples should have similar values on money, family and religion. But what happens when you disagree...

The Taboos Of Bipartisan Marriage

The New York Times | Ann Hood | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Here was how Republican he was: in the early '90s, he was drafted to run for lieutenant governor of our state on the Republican ticket. But here is ho...