Why Marriage Matters to Gay Couples

Only a few states grant gay couples the right to marry and in states that do so many gay couples have rushed to exercise that right.  My partner of sixteen years and I tied the knot soon after marriage became legal here in D.C. in 2010.  Early in our relationship … Continue reading

Most Like an Arch This Marriage

When I think of marriage or any committed relationship, I am reminded of John Ciardi’s beautiful poem, “Most Like an Arch This Marriage.” My husband and I love the poem so much that we read it aloud at our wedding. In verse, Ciardi likens marriage to an arch, a joining … Continue reading

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