Stringer Bell wrote:bk1 wrote:
SometimesOften times the truth hurts.
I'm not saying it is wrong to get married prior to living together, but I am saying her parents (and people who think the same) are stupid for believing marriage should be a requirement prior to cohabitation.
My fiancee's grandfather is a brilliant engineer who feels that way. I thought he was a smart guy who I just happened to disagree with, but thanks for clarifying that he is indeed a stupid person.
"Intelligent" people in his generation fought viciously to keep the institutions of segregation and Jim Crow alive too. I'm sure plenty of them were successful and smart. And I'm sure plenty of them are the same people who are today hanging onto "traditional" ideals, such as that you are eternally damned if you don't follow their lofty moral standards of getting married prior to living together.