With all the brouhaha over marriage in the past few years and the obsession with defining it, many of us seem to have forgotten what marriage is in the first place. Yes, marriage is about law. Yes, sometimes marriage is about religion. It's true that marriage is even about equal rights. But, the core of marriage and what it means is much simpler than all of this.
I hope that one day, if I should ever have the legal right to marry, I will not choose to marry for tax breaks or to "take a stand", but I will choose to marry someone based on the basic concepts that Grover and Jesse discuss here: