Marriage

Multiple Husbands

In Tibet, it is Traditional for a Woman to be Married to Multiple Husbands. The Husbands were Usually Brothers. This was to Keep the Land within the Same Family Under Inheritance Laws.

Nowadays, most Tibetan marriages are monogamous with nuclear families. However, polyandry families were common in Tibet in ancient times. Polyandry families can still be found in some rural areas of Tibet today. Polyandry is a type of polygamy in which a woman has multiple husbands. But did you know that this was a common practice …

In Tibet, it is Traditional for a Woman to be Married to Multiple Husbands. The Husbands were Usually Brothers. This was to Keep the Land within the Same Family Under Inheritance Laws. Read More »

How Did Alan Alda Meet His Wife?

Alan Alda, the six-time Emmy and Golden Globe Awards winner who played Hawkeye Pierce in the TV hit series MASH had quite a remarkable career. But did you know he also had an interesting personal life? He met his wife, Arlene Weiss, in the most peculiar way, and they have been together ever since. At …

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How Did Victims of Domestic Abuse Get Justice in Baltimore During the Mid-1900s?

Baltimore, Maryland, and Delaware are known for using flogging or whipping as a punishment during the 1880s to the mid-1900s. The latest flogging between the three states occurred in Delaware in 1952, which had the most whipping cases as more than 24 offenses were punishable by flogging.  A 56-year old law in Baltimore during the …

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Steve Martin’s wedding came as a surprise to his guests. The roughly 75 star-studded attendees (including the likes of Tom Hanks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, and Carl Reiner) said that he had invited them to his house just for a “party.” To their shock, upon their arrival his wedding began.

Steve Martin Gets Married at L.A. Home Sporting his Inspector Clouseau mustache, Steve Martin married girlfriend Anne Stringfield at his Los Angeles home on Saturday, says a rep for the funny man. The surprise ceremony, which had not been announced beforehand to the approximately 75 guests in attendance, was presided over by Bob Kerrey, the …

Steve Martin’s wedding came as a surprise to his guests. The roughly 75 star-studded attendees (including the likes of Tom Hanks, Diane Keaton, Eugene Levy, and Carl Reiner) said that he had invited them to his house just for a “party.” To their shock, upon their arrival his wedding began. Read More »