Why not? If same sex marriage is legal, nowhere does it say that you have to prove that you are gay. How would you? (don't answer that!) The marriage would not have to be intimate. We wouldn't even sleep together. It could be open so we could still see women outside of the marriage. Yet, we could take advantage of the health benefits of one or the other's. We could even take advantage of tax credits for filing joint. I'd never do this, but did this scenario cross anyone's mind?
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John- I think it does. If you look at states that recognize same sex marriage, I don't think being gay is a requirement. I brought this up because it may help gay couples understand why some people disapprove while not hating gay people. SeeBethPerry
You're right except that it seems that more and more, people are willing to sacrifice reputation for wealth. Actually, the scenario of my question seems like it would be pretty simple to hide. To make things clear, I'm not proposing to anyone here.
It's all hypothetical. LOL!
Two straight guys getting married would be a sort of a "closet reversal". Some gay men have been known for marrying women for societal benefits and to advance their careers. They want people to believe they're straight.
Now that I think of it, there was a comedy movie on this very thing. I can't remember the name but it had Adam Sandler and Kevin James in it. Ans Yes, it's all hypothetical. (in a very deep voice.)
Very true. George Bernard Shaw married a lesbian with no desire of consummating the union. Not surprising; she was wealthy & his opinion of real marriage was cynical at best - another paradox in itself as he abused its significance.