A Rebuttal to AskMen’s “Reasons Not to Get Married”
“No. 7 Marriage Is Just Paperwork”
AskMen writes: “It’s perfectly acceptable to be in a monogamous relationship with someone you love and care for, but why do you need a piece of paper from the state or church?” Wait, we’re confused. Won’t a monogamous relationship make her gain weight and ruin your chances to hook up with girls named Spice? We’ll let that logic slide for now. Yes, a marriage license is a legal document that allows you to claim perks like joint health insurance and tax breaks. Yes, marriage, as defined by our society and legal system, is a social construct. You know what else is a social construct? Just about everything else that governs how we interact in our daily lives.