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  • I married my husband for life, not for lunch
  • It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife ( the opening line of Pride and Prejudice )
  • It's complicated ( Facebook relationship status )
  • Join in marriage
  • Just married
  • Let's rock ( A catchphrase from Al Bundy In Married With Children )
  • Life partner
  • Live as man and wife
  • Living as man and wife
  • Living in sin
  • Living together
  • Love and marriage go together like a horse and carriage
  • Love-hate relationship
  • Man and wife
  • Marriage isn't a word it's a sentence
  • Marriage of convenience
  • Married state
  • Mixed marriage
  • My husband and I
  • My old Dutch ( Cockney rhyming slang for duchess )
  • Number one concubine ( name given to the partner of Bertrand Russell )
  • Old wives' tale
  • Open marriage
  • Partner up ( find a companion )
  • Peggy Sue Got Married ( Buddy Holly song )
  • Reader, I married him
  • Revenge porn ( the malicious posting of sexual images online to harm the reputation of an ex partner )
  • Revenge sex ( sex with the intention of infecting a partner with Aids )
  • Silent partner
  • Silver wedding ( a celebration of twenty-five years of marriage )
  • Skin partner
  • Starter marriage
  • Take your hand in marriage
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat And Other Clinical Tales ( Oliver Sacks book )
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor
  • The Stepford Wives ( Katharine Ross / Nicole Kidman movie )
  • The husband is always the last to know
  • The old ball and chain
  • The world and his wife
  • They also serve who only stand and wait ( from a poem by Milton )
  • Together forever
  • Trophy wife
  • Trouble and strife ( Cockney rhyming slang for wife )
  • War widow ( a woman whose husband died in a war )
  • Was she worth it ( Bingo call for number fifty six )
  • Wear the trousers

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