Category: marriage

The longest marriage on record lasted 90 years and 291 days. It…

The longest marriage on record lasted 90 years and 291 days. It ended in October 2016 with the passing of Karam Chand, who married his wife Katari in 1925. Though he died a few weeks short of his 111th birthday, the couple was able to celebrate their 90th anniversary together. According to their family, they never argued.

The purpose of the fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast”…

The purpose of the fairy tale “Beauty and the Beast” was to help young girls accept arranged marriages.

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Several people in the US have married themselves, as part of a…

Several people in the US have married themselves, as part of a self-empowerment movement that started in 2000. Sometimes they even have a wedding reception and take themselves on a honeymoon. Advocates say it acts as a coming–of-age ritual for single people.

Marriages with short wives and tall husbands are the happiest,…

Marriages with short wives and tall husbands are the happiest, says study.

In 1901 Spain, a woman adopted a male identity and married…

In 1901 Spain, a woman adopted a male identity and married another woman. The couple was later discovered and had to escape to Argentina. Their marriage certificate was never annulled, so this is the first recorded same-sex marriage in Spain, 100 years before it was legal.

There was a tradition in Norway, Denmark, particularly on the…

There was a tradition in Norway, Denmark, particularly on the Faroe Islands, where a girl would present her boyfriend a “willy warmer” (also known as cock sock) to see how seriously he took their relationship. If the gift was rejected, it was seen as evidence that he was not ready for marriage.

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More than one-third of married couples in Canada sleep in…

More than one-third of married couples in Canada sleep in separate bedrooms. Sleeping together may actually be bad for your health. Evidence has proved that couples suffer 50 per cent more sleep disturbances if they share a bed.

The only woman in Einstein’s physics class at Zürich…

The only woman in Einstein’s physics class at Zürich Polytechnic married him.

You can officially get married at Taco Bell in Las Vegas….

You can officially get married at Taco Bell in Las Vegas. source

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