Don't Believe The Naysayers: Why Marriage Will Always Be Relevant


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YourTango experts argue for the relevance of marriage.

And if those arguments don't convince you that marriage and all it entails is here to stay. Dr. Adam Sheck, psychologist and Imago Relationship Therapist, puts marriage into perspective this way: "Although marriage originally was more for securing power, estates and finances, over the last few hundred years it became more based upon choice and love. And I still believe that it can be a container to hold a deep commitment between two partners who want to create a lasting and loving partnership. When life becomes challenging (and it always will), knowing that you have made a sacred, loving commitment to work through what needs to be worked through gives some modicum of comfort during those times."

Are you convinced marriage is here to stay?