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Kenya legalises polygamy without wife’s consent

April 1, 2014

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Polygamy is very common among traditional communities in many parts of Africa, as this family in South Africa. PHOTO/AFP NAIROBI - Kenya’s parliament has passed a bill allowing men to marry as many women as they want, prompting a furious backlash from female lawmakers who stormed out, reports said Friday. The bill, which amended existing marriage […]

The All-or-Nothing Marriage

March 1, 2014

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By:Eli J. Finkle/For/New York Times ARE marriages today better or worse than they used to be? This vexing question is usually answered in one of two ways. According to the marital decline camp, marriage has weakened: Higher divorce rates reflect a lack of commitment and a decline of moral character that have harmed adults, children […]

Does this happy marriage make me look fat?

January 8, 2014

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BY MISTY HARRIS, POSTMEDIA NEWS Marital bliss may bulk up your well-being but it also tips the scales when it comes to weight, according to a new four-year study. Reporting in the journal Health Psychology, researchers find that relationship satisfaction is linked with an increase in body mass index over time. By contrast, when couples are […]

First, same-sex marriage. Now, same-sex divorce

November 5, 2013

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By:Georgialee Lang/O Canada com     In 2004 Canada took its place as the first country in the world to grant a divorce to a same-sex couple.  This was not surprising since Canada was one of the first countries to legalize same-sex marriage, an event that saw hundreds of gay and lesbian couples from around […]

Ending Early Marriage In India

October 23, 2013

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Boys and girls from the Saraniya community wearing garlands pose for pictures after their engagement ceremony. (Amit Dave/Reuters)  BY MALLIKA DUTT, SONALI KHAN/The Daily Beast Getting fathers on board to combat the practice is key to changing widespread cultural attitudes, say Breakthrough‘s Mallika Dutt and Sonali Khan. Last week India made the baffling decision not to co-sponsor […]

My Mom and I Share the same Husband

July 14, 2013

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A mother and daughter having sex with the same man may sound hard to believe, but it’s a necessity for women in one Bangladeshi tribe. Not that they’re thrilled about it Orola Dalbot, 30, with the 42-year-old husband she shares with her 51-year-old mother. As a child in rural Bangladesh, Orola Dalbot, 30, liked growing […]

Gay Marriage in California ( Two steps forward one step back)

June 27, 2013

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Photo Sac Bee Via Google Two Steps Forward California law did not have standing to appeal a federal district court ruling that struck it down. By doing so, the justices let stand the lower-court ruling that had found the ban unconstitutional. Standing via Wikipedia  There are three standing requirements: Injury: The plaintiff must have suffered or […]

“I had four affairs. It was all about the sex.”

April 25, 2013

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Wendy Plump talks to about her controversial memoir of infidelity Plump has experienced life as both the cheater and the cheatee; the scorned wife and the other woman. In 18 years of marriage she conducted four affairs, three early on before she had children. Her husband Bill, in turn, betrayed her with several women. Their […]

Dammit JANET !

February 26, 2013

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M’s Janet IS in control.  She waited a while to tell the world she’s a married lady.   A year! Last year she married 37 year old  Billionaire  Wissam Al Mana, the couple met in 2010.  .   He is the  head the retail division [of the Qatar-based family empire, Al Mana Group].  He oversees new developments […]

LET GAYS MARRY… OR THEY’LL MARRY YOUR GIRLFRIENDS

February 17, 2013

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Although a majority of young adults support same-sex marriage,  a bunch of young straight guys still don’t. And to those straight guys, know this — if you vote against gay guys marrying each other, we’ll still get married… only it’ll be to your girlfriends instead. That’s right. As the boys in the video below attest, gay guys make awesome boyfriends! No, we’re […]

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