For the first time in Canadian history, there are more single people than those who are married.Â Is this a society-changing tipping point? Some think so – and proponents of marriage are rallying to save the institution others have just assumed will exist forever.
But what is marriage about in this day and age?Â Turns out the stories of the creative things people are doing to stay married in today’s crazy world just get more and more interesting.Â For example, meeting Samantha and Steph was both mesmerizing and thoroughly confounding.Â How do you stay committed and “open” at the same time?
And then there was Helen Fisher and the whole brain scan tidbit and voilÃ , the story just got stranger and stranger.Â We started realizing that marriage is going in some very interesting directions indeed.
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