"Frankie Rizzo<quoted text>
Your "reality" isn't worth the imagined paper it's written on.
You could shack up with a woman for 50 years. You could be totally monogamous, been a perfect partner, an excellent father to your offspring, etc. But if you don't have that "paper"--you know the one that you say "reality smashes"--you don't get to call yourself "married". You don't get the protections and benefits of marriage.
I think you've just defiled yourself again.
Union City, CA
Actually in nine states you do."
So, there's that...
You should research a topic before posting about it, you make yourself look foolish when you don't.