Saying ‘I do’ to a Prenuptial Agreement

Never marry anyone you wouldn’t want to divorce.

—Nora Ephron

Marriage involves one of the biggest contracts of a lifetime, but most people never stop to consider the contractual ramifications; nor do they want to. After all, they are head over heels in love, having fallen into that mysterious brew of wonder, magic, excitement and happy brain chemicals. The very mention of a prenuptial agreement can feel like a harsh splash of cold water, or worse.

However, a prenuptial agreement can hold significant benefits for both parties. If nothing else, it is a fabulous litmus test of your and your beloved’s communication skills under stress. Read more

This article is inspired and sourced from Kathleen McCarthy’s February 2017 Brief Encounters article, as published in Tucson’s Desert Leaf magazine.

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