It is steadily becoming the social norm for the current generation of men and women to want to be economically stable and secure before deciding to settle down and start a family. Their bodies however may not be keeping pace with these social changes and their biological clock may have timed out.
That I'm happy that there is a degree more equality since the end of March, and that I fully support gay marriage, doesn't mean though, that I endorse it. Were I ever to choose to publicly validate my love, I wouldn't choose marriage as the institution in which to do so.
Currently, cohabitation agreements offer some protection but around half of the population still believe in the myth of a common law marriage (It has, in fact, never existed in England). With cohabiting couples the fastest growing demographic, awareness of this issue is vitally important.
It seems that not a day passes where stories of domestic violence, rape, abuse, and grooming do not hit our headlines. Last