You have to renew a driver’s license. You need to renew a passport. These are just things that we need governmental approval to get, and must physically work with an agency to keep these things valid.
What if we needed to do the same with marriage licenses?
How many people do you think would renew a marriage license if they had to go down and reapply?
A few months ago, I don’t remember which post, but Leslie and I got to discussing this- how many people are so involved in their marriage that they would make an active effort to get it reinstated?
Can you imagine every seven years needing to speak to your spouse and decide whether or not to go to a government office and renew the license?
What do you think? Should marriage licenses need to be renewed? Pros and cons.