More than a quarter of American adults are married, according to the most recent survey of Americans conducted by the Pew Research Center.
It is one of the most widespread marriages in the country.
But as the American public becomes increasingly open about their marriage and its significance to their lives, many couples have wondered how to best use that openness to make their marriages more meaningful and meaningful to each other.
In a paper published in the March issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family, University of Washington law professor Lynn Vavreck and the University of Texas law professor John J. Hart have taken a closer look at the legal, psychological and social forces that have shaped this shift.
Vavreck has written extensively about marriage and gender, and Hart has written about family and marriage.
They spoke to The Associated Press on the phone to talk about how people have come to accept that marriage is about more than just a marriage, or whether it’s time to think about what marriage might mean to people who have been married for a long time.
The AP: When you started studying marriage and family, you wrote a paper called “Marriage and the family,” where you said that marriage and families were not the only social structures that have evolved over time.
But the idea that you were saying that the family as a social institution was a natural evolution, is it correct?
Hart: No, I don’t think that’s true.
Marriage is a social organization that evolved because of social conditions, not because of its own natural forces.
Vavrick: So how did the human species reach the point where marriage was a social organizing system?
Hart: There are some interesting parallels between the emergence of the family and the rise of the state.
The first state to establish a family, and the first state in which marriage was established was in the Middle East, and it’s one of those societies where there are social and political barriers to the formation of families, and in fact the family was seen as the last bastion of the tribe.
So when the state came along and established marriage and the state, as well as the church and the courts, as the institutions that were creating this social structure, it was seen by some people as a betrayal of what was supposed to be the original vision of the human family.
Hart is a historian of early Christianity, and his work has focused on how early Christian ideas about marriage evolved from the early Christian church’s rejection of matrimony and marriage to the idea of the Christian marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
In his book, “The Origins of the Family: The Formation of the Church,” he says the church began to accept marriage as something more than a social union, and that the idea was that marriage was just something that happened between people, and was not an act of love.
At that point, marriage was seen, especially in the West, as a matter of matrilineal descent, not something that could be negotiated or renegotiated.
There was a huge shift in social structures from the church, and from the state to the state and the church to the church.
And that was not a good thing for the family, because that’s when marriage could have been a very egalitarian institution.
Vivreck: You argue that marriage has been a highly egalitarian institution because of a number of cultural factors.
But is that true for all couples?
Hart : I think that it is true for a large majority of marriages.
Vovreck: Do you think that there are people who are in particular marriages who are particularly attuned to the fact that the way that the marriage was formed by the church may be different than the way the marriage is formed by society?
Hart (interjecting): I think it is.
There’s some people who, for example, have been very deeply committed to the family.
And I think they’re very, very attuned.
But I think the rest of the population is attuned more to the natural law of marriage.
Vomorrod: If I was to ask you one more time, do you think there is an ideal marriage for someone?
Vavrest: The ideal marriage is not always the one that the couple wants, but it’s not always that ideal either.
But it is, I think, an ideal.
Vomerer: How do you know?
Hart is the author of “Love in the Family.”
He has a new book out on the subject called “The Marriage Illusion.”
He said in an interview that he wants to be known as someone who’s a conservative, but that the vast majority of people are really open-minded.
I think that if you ask any of the people I talk to who have a really open mind, they say the perfect marriage is one that they would choose to get married to.
Vaverer: But does that mean that marriage should only be for