Personal Narrative: Marriage As A Cultural Norm

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A practice that I personally believe in that my family or friends don't view as a cultural norm is that I don't necessarily believe in the idea of marriage. Instead, I would rather focus on myself and my career, before even thinking about having to worry about getting married and having kids. It baffles my family and friends that I only see marriage as a legal contract, when two people get married they need to go to the Court House to get a marriage license. Personally, I don't think I need to express my love for my significant other through legal documentation so that the State knows who I'm in a relationship with. I understand that being married legally has benefits such as insurance and in extreme cases when there's death and someone needs