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I shouldn't mind marrying, but I don't want to marry if I'm going to be no better off than what I am now.
Erskine is a poor man, and in his comfortable poverty--save the mark--lies your salvation from the baseness of marrying for wealth and position; a baseness of which women of your class stand in constant peril.
George's, Hanover Square, during the genteel marriage season; and though I have never seen the bridegroom's male friends give way to tears, or the beadles and officiating clergy any way affected, yet it is not at all uncommon to see women who are not in the least concerned in the operations going on--old ladies who are long past marrying, stout middle-aged females with plenty of sons and daughters, let alone pretty young creatures in pink bonnets, who are on their promotion, and may naturally take an interest in the ceremony--I say it is quite common to see the women present piping, sobbing, sniffling; hiding their little faces in their little useless pocket-handkerchiefs; and heaving, old and young, with emotion.
It's a pleasant illusion, but if you're thinking of the risks of marriage, it seems to me that the risk of marrying a person you're in love with is something colossal.
The thing is, I don't know if I'm marrying my boyfriend because I love him, or if I'm doing it for the sake of getting married, or because I think marrying him is the right thing to do.
A Saudi man hailing from the northern city of Arar has set a record by marrying 14 times during the last 37 years.
MUSCAT: The Primary Court is planning a crackdown on violators of the law that forbids Omanis from marrying foreign partners without the necessary permission from the authorities, a source at the Ministry of Interior said.
However, after 12 years of marriage her husband divorced her after marrying another two wives who caused dissent within the family.
But 17-year-old Lauren is taking the very adult step of marrying her boyfriend Nik, 18.
It also could reflect a growing number of children of baby boomers who are moving into their marrying years.