Why get married?
Despite growing divorce rates, marriage remains a cherished institution, representing the dream of everlasting love and happiness with the perfect significant other. For some, the reality of marriage is an uneasy alliance, where the perfect significant other becomes a perfect stranger. Such is the case for Ben Emond, who, feeling stuck in a strained relationship with his wife, is ambivalent about whether his marriage makes sense at all. Paul and Jordan talk to him about his reasons for not being able to embrace the possible “freedom” of divorce, while fully aware of the toll both his marriage and a devastating betrayal he experienced therein has had on him.