A husband and wife, we believe, owe their highest obligations and deepest loyalties to each other and the children they raise.
Instead it was considered a serious threat to social order.
In ancient India falling in love before marriage was seen as a disruptive, almost antisocial act.
But Héloïse resisted the idea, arguing that marriage would not only harm his career but also undermine their love.
When a former con is arrested, he acts as his own lawyer and proves to be smarter than he appears.
Why stain yourself with defending disgusting hypocrisy and disregard of life? Many cultures still frown on placing love at the center of marriage.