Why I Got Married When I Don’t Believe In Marriage

The Establishment
Sep 16, 2016 · 6 min read

By Jaz Joyner


II wrote off marriage at the ripe old age of 13. Years later, I met someone, fell in love, and got married after all. But it wasn’t love that made us decide to marry. In fact, I don’t think marriage as an institution has anything to do with love.

Marriage, like many institutions, is historically rooted in ideas about ownership, maintaining…