Yes, we can easily divorce without being seen as the untouchable of the local village.
Yes, we can have children out of wed-lock and not be sent away to stay with a distant relative. What can we learn, from what we see and read, about the years and centuries gone by?
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Of course, there are many factors one needs to take into consideration now.
We do live in a different society than the one our parents and those before them used to live in.
What happened to those simple ingredients for a successful marriage, the ingredients that could also be applied to co-habiting couples?When people omit to address such issues they will not evade them forever. They will come up at some point and if they discover later on that they are not “singing from the same hymn sheet” they may come to the realisation that they are not meant to be together and that they have wasted years of their (dating) life.Furthermore, if children are a part of this relationship, they are going to destroy their life as they know it and this may bring grave consequences, not just sadness.Men and women are built differently and they think differently, they display their emotions differently and they evaluate matters from different perspectives. More importantly, though, I would not want to emasculate him by removing his opportunities of personal growth.Perhaps I am old fashioned but I quite like the fact that my husband takes on the household DIY duties. The sense of achievement he feels when he has completed DIY jobs at home feeds his self-confidence as the man of the house.No longer cool No longer done No longer fashionable No longer fashionable attorney bloke No longer in No longer in fashion No longer in vogue Nostalgic look Nostalgic, in a way Not in Not in anymore Not willing to experiment Of the old school Old Old fashioned mister exchanged letters underground Old hat Old yet new again Old, but new again Old-fashioned saw Old-hat Out Out of fashion Out of style Out-of-date Out-of-date permit unacceptable ultimately Outdated Outmoded Pass Pass Period where beer without head knocked back Reviewed, in short, erotica from yesteryear Rocket engine Saw Saw out Saw socially So last week So last year So old it's new again So out it's back in So out it's in So out, it's in So out, it's in again So yesterday Sort of horse in gym no longer used Sphagnous Stale Stylish again Touch and go, declare a firm almost completely bust?