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Characteristics of Marriage: Love, joy, peace, patience, and one big, fat legally binding contract.

August 29, 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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Date:
August 29
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Venue

The Riveter
1517 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122 United States

 

Characteristics of Marriage: Love, joy, peace, patience, and one big, fat legally binding contract. It’s time we start thinking about marriage with hope married with practicality.

What if we thought about marriage as what it really is: a romantic relationship in the form of a corporation? Legally, marriage is basically general partnership with all the important responsibilities that come with that. Rather than oppressive, this thought paradigm gives us space to explore how both partners contribute to all aspects of the partnership to help make the business (your family) work.

Erin Papworth has a Master of Public Health and spent 12 years working on behavior change programming in sub-Saharan Africa. She ran multi-million dollar grants and managed large teams of researchers on the continent. Her work took her to over 15 countries with groups such as the United Nations, United States Government and over 10 non-governmental organizations. In recent years Erin pivoted to apply her behavior change knowledge to what she believes is the most important topic for young women in America today: a practical understanding of personal finances.

 

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