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Should Marriage Have An Expiration Date?

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"'Til Death do us part"

That's a pretty long time! Well, how about, instead of being in it for the long haul, you sing a marriage contract for a few years?

A New York Times article brought up this idea.  Instead of being married for life, couples can choose a 5, 10, or 15 year contract.  Couples would have to stay married for the duration of the contract, but after that the couple is free to re-new their vows, or go their separate ways.

The writer argues the divorce rate is through the roof anyway, so why not try something new?

Shila from Wired 96.5 was on Good Day this morning to discuss this hot topic with Mike and Sheinelle.

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