Marriage, fraught with social and religious baggage, is often rightfully perceived as a normatively oppressive construct. But in this case, the embrace of the ceremonial marker in tandem with the understanding of consensual exclusivity is not being done out of fear or subservience to an unjust ordering of desires.
In this case, it is the next logical step in our journey, the tethering of two hearts and joining of two lives in a mystical and practical fashion.
We become as united as we are separate, committed to the mutuality of matrimony, a glorious subverting of individuality in the interest of an “us”. It’s crazy, it’s counter-intuitive, and it’s good.Read More