Melissa E. Murray (UC-Berkeley): Marriage as Punishment. Katherine M. Franke (Columbia): The Curious Relationship of Marriage and Freedom. Is Playboy magazine responsible for divorce? Forced weddings and "honor" killings aren’t just a developing-world issue — new research shows how it happens in England and the United States. Are we biologically inclined to couple for life? From Big Think, a look at how "traditional marriage" is killing traditional marriage; and an article on marriage according to Google. Is there a role for marriage in secular society, or should humanists rejoice in its withering along with religion? Pamela Haag on mistresses and lovers for dummies. If Big Love is the consenting poor woman's best choice, why is it illegal? Soulless Soul Mates: Can an atheist and a believer have a happy marriage? Your marriage of the future: Seven science fiction ideas about relationships and sex that might come true. Is generosity better than sex? No, but a new study says it’s crucial in a marriage. A review of Soulmate Proprietors: How To Run A Business With Your Spouse And STAY Married! by Danelle Brown.