Why Do Men Marry Women They Don’t Love?

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When I was younger, and more naive, I believed men and women married each other because they were madly in love and felt they couldn’t live without each other. I felt that if the marriage didn’t work, it was because they fell out of love — but the love was initially there.

Unfortunately, I also knew that men got to choose who they wanted to marry. Women didn’t have this choice. Sure, women got…

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