Why It Might Be Time to Redefine Marriage

Maybe the one-size-fits-all model has become obsolete. 

With about half of the marriages in the U.S. ending in divorce, and more than half of millennials saying the current marriage model is obsolete, is it time for an overhaul of the institution of marriage? In the latest episode of “The Labor of Love,” one of Real Simple's podcasts, host and RealSimple.com editor Lori Leibovich discusses new ways we could redefine marriage, and why the one-size-fits-all marriage model might be losing relevancy. 

Leibovich talks with Susan Pease Gadoua and Vicki Larson, authors of the provocative new book The New I Do, about alternative marriage models—such as companionship and safety—that look at marriage beyond 'til death do us part. Listen to the full episode below, and don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes.