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Why Hugh Grant’s Marriage Matters

Te actor has long spoken out against monogamy and marriage; has he found a way to individualize his union?

No fan of monogamy

Do I think human beings are meant to be in 40-year-long monogamous, faithful relationships? No, no, no. Whoever said they were? Only the Bible or something. No one ever said that was a good idea. I think there’s something unromantic about marriage. You’re closing yourself off.”

Individualizing their marriage

Bachelor = ‘selfish’

It was the nicest thing that’s ever happened to me but it happens to be true. It’s just lovely to have all that love around. Suddenly you love someone more than yourself. It’s unheard of in my case and they love you and it’s all enchanting.”

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Award-winning journalist, coauthor of “The New I Do: Reshaping Marriage for Skeptics, Realists and Rebels,” mom, changing the narrative about older women

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