Standing tall in your marriage

Another View
By Bill Hall

I saw a woman literally standing by her man, and her man was literally looking up to her.

Strange to say, that hardly ever happens. In almost every instance, the man in the marriage is taller than the woman.


Almost all other common barriers to choosing a mate have faded away. Back in the early 1900s, parents and other rule makers were aghast at marriages that violate the rules against mixed marriages. Parents who maintained the rules kept a list in their hard little hearts of which pairings were tolerable and which were not.

Race, for instance. Mixed race marriages were out of the question. Several states passed actual laws forbidding marriages of black and white or tan and white or bronze and white. White was in . . .