Don’t be misled by the awful cover: Cheek to Cheek isn’t an album of duets between Georgia O’Keeffe and Linda Lovelace.
No, you already know it’s Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga.
In total, nearly half of all of those surveyed, ages 18 to 49 — and 53% of millennials — thought marriage vows should be renewed, and nearly 40% said they believed the “till death do us part” vow should be abolished. Unions you can test and deglitch, work out kinks or simply abandon course without consequence.
She had complained about the number of bruises she had got while climbing in and out of the van as Miss Sheppard in the 1999 stage production and Bennett joked she was ‘glad to be rid of it’ but had since come round to the idea.
He said he had been Miss Sheppard’s ‘contact with normality’.
Helen Fisher, the biological anthropologist, has advocated for much of the same: she believes humans aren’t meant to be together forever, but in short-term, monogamous relationships of three or four years.
Stephanie Coontz, the author of , has advised a marriage contract "reup" every five years — or before every major transition in life — "with a new set of vows that reflect what the couple has learned.”More recently, Mexico City lawmakers proposed (unsuccessfully) a “renewable” marriage concept, whereby couples could simply renew or dissolve their unions after a period of two years. The data show clearly that the longer we wait to get married the more successful our marriages will be.
Sex comedy was popular in 17th century English Restoration theatre.