Sixteen or Sixty: Thoughts on Love

“What’s the purpose of marriage?” I asked a murmuration of teenage starlings. “Why would anyone want to get married these days?” Predicting where a conversation might go with a flock of high-school women usually looks and feels like this to me: “What’s the main goal of marriage, in your opinion?” I repeated as they settled into their formations. “You might marry one day, or you might not, but despite what happens to you personally, is there any substantial benefit to the world because marriageRead more