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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.
It also could reflect a growing number of children of baby boomers who are moving into their marrying years.
In Marriage, a History, Evergreen State College historian Stephanie Coontz, author of the 1992 book The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, reveals that marriage has served diverse purposes through the ages, and that the really radical change in the institution was the 18th-century innovation of marrying for love.
When same-sex couples in San Francisco began marrying last February, I immediately called Mom.
As the first gay wedding preparations were underway in Massachusetts in May, the state's governor, Mitt Romney, told city clerks they could enact a 1913 law barring out-of-state couples from marrying if their home states wouldn't recognize the marriage.
We can't preserve marriage's mystique if marrying is just one of many arrangements people make to express their fondness for each other or to link their bank accounts.
He confessed to his brother worries about whether he could continue to control his desires sufficiently and "live chast as a man of my Character ought" or, possibly, chance making his economic condition worse by marrying a woman with little money.
Retha Warnicke, The Marrying of Anne of Cleves: Royal Protocol in Tudor England
Most of us insist on marrying potential soul mates and, of course, divorcing them when our souls begin to flutter apart.
While the couple ultimately followed through on plans to marry in the church, there are signs that hurdles like the ones they encountered are starting to take a toll: New research indicates that fewer young Catholics than ever before are marrying in the church.
While the policy may place increased economic burdens on certain city employees who wish to marry each other, the policy does not forbid them from marrying.