When viewed as the historical wellspring of female subordination, a social contract that no longer binds, a romantic commitment that will likely be rescinded, and an arrangement with no identifiable social benefits, marriage seems less a workable institution than an engrained superstition, and today’s wedding expenditure become truly incomprehensible.

Jaclyn Geller, Here Comes the Bride, p. 313

I love a snarky author. 

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