“When the laws of poetry are forced upon reality — in love, war, or any other sphere — so many things get trampled”

“English writers have fallen out of love with marriage, and I shared their scepticism — until now.”

Couples don’t take their wedding vows seriously when they can get out of matrimony more easily than their mortgage

Liberals don’t want the state to privilege heterosexual marriage—but gays and other sexual radicals want public recognition too

A tribal wedding in Kenya shows that globalisation can be reconciled with the preservation of time-honoured ways of life

Outdated procedures make banks unfriendly places for married, working women

Marriage should be celebrated as a triumph of individual optimism over institutionalised cynicism