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Marriage is a Public Affair   I’ve read it in the newspapers and online on Facebook, and I heard it on radio talk shows that marriage is a private affair.   It is evident to me that the speakers/writers are not aware of the meaning and purpose of marriage and national protocols, policies and statutes that give married partners rights and privileges in a society.   Let me first state here that marriage is not a private affair.  It is clearly a public affair.   I believe what the people might be meaning that marriage is a “personal affair” but certainly not private.  I wonder if they understand what they are saying.  Sadly, the statement is being used to respond to an issue that is painful and difficult for some to understand.     Read the article.

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