Did You or Are You Planning YOUR Wedding in NYC?

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    Jul 24, 2011 9:22 PM GMT
    Congratulations to those of you who have or are planning on marrying in New York City.

    Regardless of my views on marriage or yours, it's a baby step to this country coming together and supporting one another on an issue a ridiculous as marriage. Take that statement in a positive way.
    I am not one for baby steps. I like to take off running and think that [it] should legalized with the nation as a whole and not left up to the individual states.

    As a New Yorker (a transplant from TN really) I clap my hands to all of you want to commit in that way and encourage you to do it here in The Big Apple even if your home state doesn't recognize it, yet!

    Congrats to you (and us) all.

    Now let's find my first Jock husband.


    http://www.nycgo.com


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    Jul 25, 2011 12:28 AM GMT
    How many straight couples got married in NYC today?
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    Jul 25, 2011 12:43 AM GMT
    None of my straight (?) frat brothers invited me to their weddings over the years - but the one other gay that was openly gay in the house getting married in a few weeks invited me to see him tie the knot ... with a FIJI. icon_cry.gif

    My longest relationship has lasted five ... wait, let's round up for my ego, thirty minutes so I am not in much danger of getting married any time soon.

    Many people rushing into the M-word are not receiving good legal advice and wealth transfer strategies about the long term implications, like most straight (?) people are when it comes to deferred compensation/QDROs, separate/community property et al.

    50% of straight (?) couples end in divorce ... what statistic will that rise to in same-sex couples?
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    Jul 25, 2011 12:46 AM GMT
    spaghettimonster said...
    50% of straight (?) couples end in divorce ... what statistic will that rise to in same-sex couples?
    It'll probably be around 7% because gays are notoriously devious. They'll just kill their spouses instead of divorcing. icon_razz.gif
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    Jul 25, 2011 12:50 AM GMT
    spaghettimonster said[...]
    50% of straight (?) couples end in divorce ... what statistic will that rise to in same-sex couples?


    But consider the fact that some of those 'hetero' divorces were gays who shouldn't have married straights in the first place. Same sex marriages at least should eventually substantially lessen those instances of divorced in 'hetero' marriages.
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    Jul 25, 2011 1:02 AM GMT
    paulflexes said
    spaghettimonster said...
    50% of straight (?) couples end in divorce ... what statistic will that rise to in same-sex couples?
    It'll probably be around 7% because gays are notoriously devious. They'll just kill their spouses instead of divorcing. icon_razz.gif


    Risk/reward - life insurance payout versus a few years in the penitentiary icon_biggrin.gif

    But that would make a fantastic musical if the murderer's cell mate just happened to be Nathan Lane, falsely accused but still flamboyant and fabulous as he works through his habeas corpus process. The murderer could protect him in the prison yard from bullies ... this thing writes itself! icon_eek.gif

    BuddyinNYC said
    spaghettimonster said[...]
    50% of straight (?) couples end in divorce ... what statistic will that rise to in same-sex couples?


    But consider the fact that some of those 'hetero' divorces were gays who shouldn't have married straights in the first place. Same sex marriages at least should eventually substantially lessen those instances of divorced in 'hetero' marriages.


    What I was obliquely hinting at is that even on RJ, there are some still married people who are doing it just for tax purposes with their wife's complicity; and there are also some really sad and pathetic actually-straight men who just stay married to their cow of choice since they don't think they can do better (whatever is "better" in their frame of reference.)

    There are a lot of poor graduate students who would marry their best friend for the tax incentives even if there was NO sexual attraction or anything there.

    Like Paul said: "devious" icon_twisted.gif
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    Jul 25, 2011 1:46 AM GMT
    spaghettimonster said


    There are a lot of poor graduate students who would marry their best friend for the tax incentives even if there was NO sexual attraction or anything there.

    Like Paul said: "devious" icon_twisted.gif


    +1
    Someone should suggest this as a comic strip idea to Phdcomics. com icon_smile.gif
    Good one sir!