I have to look for something different than allowing the social security folks to give me less money by virtue of the fact that I am married than if I stayed single, madly in love, and living with someone in a cohabitational, monogamous situation. It isn't fair but it's true.
So True Maggie , my parents didn't plan well for retirement , and one of the things they were considering to improve theur situation ..was divorce , after 58 years !......we children stepped in to avert that .
But The Ideal that our goverment penalizes us for being married ,
seems a clear violation of our right to choose