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marriage

The legal joining of two adults.
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For example, DOMA deprived gay married couples from a tax exemption on employer-provided health insurance, spousal retirement and health benefits for federal employees and health insurance and survivor benefits for military couples.
Same-sex married couples should consider filing federal protective refund claims for all open tax years for which they have been legally married under state law.
The number of same-sex married couples nearly tripled between 2006 and 2011--the five-year period following the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada.
The rise in married couples is very important and may be masking a trend.
There were no cases of divorce reported from among 98 percent of the newly married couples who had completed the training course from the Buraidah-based Osra Society for Marriage and Family Care, Al-Eqtisadiah newspaper reported Thursday.
Though, "It's not a sex shop in the Western sense," she explains, "but a place to help married couples, and only married couples, enjoy sex to the full.
Summary: The Tories would use Au550 million raised from a new bank tax to give married couples an income tax break worth up to Au150 a year.
The service includes the chance for married couples to renew their marriage vows - and a wedding cake at the end.
The Tory leader wants to bring back the married couples allowance so partners can pool their tax-free bunce - making a family with a single earner pounds 1,295 a year better off.
Even though the data on same-sex married couples will be counted and made available to the states, the federal tally of America's marriages will not include same-sex spouses.
But now scientists have come up with one unlikely reason why getting married is a good idea - a study of 2000 people in Sweden found that married couples are less likely to get Alzheimer's disease.
Mary Jo Pedersen offers a short-course on Catholic teaching about sacramental marriage and offers hope for all married couples who find it difficult to identify God's hand at work in their daily activity.