Posts Tagged ‘marriage’

One In Four D.C. Residents Is Married

If there's anything that can bridge the gap between young professionals new to the District and native Washingtonians, it could be this: None of us like being married.
Maryland is a little below the national average, at 50 percent, while Virginia is a little higher, at 54 percent, and both are declining. But in the District, [...]

Today in D.C. History: Interracial Couple’s Marriage in the District Sparks Judicial Battle

On June 12, 1958, a marriage consecrated in the District paved the way for one of the most important rulings on marriage, Loving v. Virginia, to be handed down by the U.S. Supreme Court. Mildred Jeter and Richard Loving were married in D.C. and arrested upon their return home to Virginia's Caroline County. The grounds [...]

Same-Sex Skype Wedding Rejected By D.C. Marriage Bureau

Last month, Mark Reed and Dante Walkup wed in Washington D.C. from a Dallas, Texas hotel. Although gay marriage isn't legal in Texas, the couple had Sheila Alexander-Reid (Washington City Paper's business development manager) officiate the wedding from a Washington, D.C. hotel via Skype. The wedding video and story went viral, but last week the [...]

Man Bribes Wife for French Kisses

Perhaps the most explosive New York Times Magazine cover story in history has been burning a hole in my kitchen table for the past few days. It's written by San Francisco-based writer Elizabeth Weil, and the topic is how she and her husband Daniel Duane, attempted to work on their marriage, via therapy, communication, love [...]

I Don’t Care That You Recently Got Married

Why, hello there, person who attended my high school. Thank you for requesting to reconnect with me via a social networking Website. It appears that you've recently become someone's wife.
At first I wasn't so sure that you had recently gotten married. But then I noticed that you had changed your last name to a completely [...]