Marriage of convenience is not a new subject. In films, in novels, and in countless television shows, we have been invited to witness both the drama and the comedy of the setup: Two people who barely know each other enter into what must appear to be a devoutly serious emotional commitment. It's a desperate measure, inevitably the result of desperate times. One partner is gay and determined to hide it from his family; one partner is an alien and wants to stay in the United States; one partner has a pre-existing condition and needs health insurance. (We haven't seen it yet, but it's coming.) Rarely is it the case, however, that a woman seeks a marriage because she craves... More >>>