The Radical Idea of Marrying for Love: We’ve Never Believed in It What follows is an argumentative essay that synthesizes three scholarly sources exploring the uneasy relationship between love and marriage. Although this writer wants to challenge the idea that marriage has always been about practical considerations and not about love, Stephanie Coontz and other academicians raise such a strong argument in favour of this position that it is well-nigh impossible to argue against it. In any case, the ensuing several pages will emphasize that people have long married (have perhaps always married in all cultures) for practical, social and economic reasons; if love came along, then it was just a bonus. The support for this position comes from...The end:
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