Now here is a trend that a "me" absorbed culture can really get behind. And it is trending just when we thought that interpersonal relationships could not get more confusing. The name of the trend: SOLOGAMY, the act of marrying oneself. A recent article in Brides Magazine tells us all about this exciting, new trend. In fact, the article introduces us to people who have taken the plunge with themselves, the trailblazers for a new way relating interpersonally that removes the inconvenience of having another person involved.
But there remain questions. For example, how does one kiss oneself on the lips? Even more importantly, how will divorce courts handle divorce petitions from sologamous relationships? This is quite murky. Typical grounds for divorce (e.g., desertion, adultery, physical abuse, mental cruelty, irreconcilable differences, and even "no-fault" divorce) seem singularly inapplicable. Moreover, if a sologamous divorce decree awards alimony or child support, what happens if the person cannot pay herself--or himself?
Of course, any new social invention will present initial difficulties. Here is the article: https://www.brides.com/story/s....ologamy-why-women-ar