Don’t Say We Can’t

“Why aren’t you married?” my partner and I are frequently asked. After all, we’ve been a couple for 25 years, shared a mortgage, and his grandchildren see me as a second granddad. Does it take a marriage license to lend a relationship integrity? We like the Joni Mitchell line, “We don’t need no piece of paper from the City Hall keeping us tied and true.” Yet, at the first hint of the Supreme Court overturning the right to same-sex marriage, we’ll sprint to City Hall. The only thing worse than being told we should marry is being told we can’t. — Jim Brosseau

Positively Purging-I welcome your feedbacks in the comments and your likes and passing the real life wisdom on to others as I embark on this new venture of “positively purging“, as I know each of these pieces represents something…

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