ASK A CELEBRANT BLOG: Australia's High Court has ruled that the ACT Same Sex Marriage Bill was inconsistent with the Federal Marriage Act, and were therefore unconstitutional. So the hopes of many couples and families have had a set back. The full judgement will be released later. Read More on: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-12/high-court-decision-on-act-same-sex-marriage-laws/5152168
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ASKACELEBRANT BLOG - Are you a bride or groom wondering about whether marriage is really for you? Marriage is a long term commitment. Even in a country where there is divorce, marriage carries thousands of years of expectations and hope that this is a relationship "for life".
So what questions do you ask yourself to figure out if you are ready to take that BIG step?
Here's an article that uses no religious arguments - yet would be very much at home in many religious faiths - and what's more it is written by a bloke!
Our thanks to Seth Adam Smith for sharing his personal experiences on marriage :
Response by our TCNA Life Celebrant Member Dally M Messenger III to a Recent Letter
Peter Waterhouse repeats an old slur often told by supporters of formal marriage, that de facto relationships just take the form of some sort of ''holding pattern'' until ''something better comes along'' (Letters, 15/8). My partner and I have been in a loving de facto relationship for more than 25 years, producing two wonderful sons on the way. We have never had any intention of either looking for something better or of getting married.