Articles Tagged with #marriage
Spoofs & Satire
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Wed
To wed or not to wed? There’s the rub. Revisiting Tom Stoppard’s classic in the era of gay marriage.
Agony of the Feet
As every man should know, of all our clothing purchases, shoes are the most important. Not only do they protect us from dangers underfoot, the right pair can soothe our weary souls.
So, since it was also Valentine’s Day this week, here are five stories of complicated love from the TMN archives. Ready to read here on TMN or in...
Closing the Door
The Year That Wasn’t
As much as 2011 was filled with noteworthy events, it was also littered with meaninglessly overhyped blips that, try as we might, we shouldn’t forget. We asked our group of writers and thinkers: What was the least important event of 2011?
Letters From Tel Aviv
Marriage, Israeli Style
For Israelis of a certain age, marriage beckons. But in this cradle of so many religions, a tangle of ancient rules and modern laws makes things surprisingly complicated.
Crushes on Strangers
The Married Man
That is well and good, but my own suggestion is that you never get a crush on a married person. It’s trouble. Leave it alone. My married...
Portraits by Other Means
The Things They Married
Woody Allen and Mia Farrow* (not married) Then in April 1979, [Farrow] noticed a picture of Allen on the cover of this magazine. He had on a scruffy sweater and was...
Notes From the Exit Row
The Vacation Question
We vacation to remove ourselves from our everyday experience—but what satisfies the itch more: huddling in a Cold War housing block or lounging poolside at Sandals? From 2008, a look at the line between far away and too far away.
Part IV, Wedding Tips
Will custom-printed cocktail napkins take this celebration to the next level? No one cares.
Part III, Wedding Party Responsibilities
The bride and groom just spent hours arguing over Dad’s new wife and whether she gets to sit at the head table. Now is not the time to piss them off. How the wedding party can stay in good graces.
Part II, 10 Ways to Mess Up Your Marriage Proposal
You’ve got one chance here, don’t flub it. The warning label for your proposal.
Part I, 15 Fights to Have Before You Get Engaged
If you’re the couple that never fights, now’s your chance. Vent now, or forever hold your peace.