Wednesday, August 13, 2008

A very practical reason to marry or divorce -- albeit a decidedly unromantic one

Here's a short excerpt from today's NYT story,by Kevin Sack: "Health Benefits Inspire Rush to Marry, or Divorce":

Though money and matrimony have been linked since Genesis, marrying for health coverage is a more modern convention. For today’s couples, “in sickness and in health” may seem less a lover’s troth than an actuarial contract. They marry for better or worse, for richer or poorer, for co-pays and deductibles.

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