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Marriage: Till Death Do Us Part(?)

  Premise: I have to admit from the beginning that I am not married myself, thus what is written below is an outsider’s insights into explaining the phenomena of marriage. Marriage is a phenomenon strongly intertwined within our culture and everyday life. It is almost a “must do” thing in Georgian traditional society, and it has to be approved either by religious authority or by the state, or both. A recent study about Georgian youth entitled “Generation in Transition, Youth Study Georgia – 2016” by the Friedrich-Ebert Stiftung, shows the 14-29 age ...
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Eric Livny
When economists start analyzing love and marriages... A great, thought provoking peace, Maka! Let me comment from the perspective... Read More
Thursday, 23 February 2017 4:04 AM
Guest — ArchilBakuradze
Wonderful piece. Congratulations! I should admit I have just realized that what is called an individual loan in the microfinance w... Read More
Thursday, 23 February 2017 5:05 AM
Salome Gelashvili
Very nice piece, Maka!In my view cohabitation and marriage are the same things. Official marriage just comes with an extra piece o... Read More
Thursday, 23 February 2017 8:08 AM
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