Reflections and a Welcome

When we published Anne Barschall’s “On Marriage and Divorce—With a Proposition Bound to be Controversial” in June, we suspected it would elicit a response. We agreed that Friend Barschall raised some interesting and valid points, although Senior Editor Robert Dockhorn and I wouldn’t necessarily have come to the same conclusions as our author. We did hear from many of you, by phone, email, and letters. One article in this issue, Ron McDonald’s “Reflections on the Purpose of Marriage” (p. 8), arrived in direct response; another, Nancy Wick’s “Saying ‘I Do’ Anew” (p. 11) reflects on the🔒

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