Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 26 July 2014

It's marriage in a throwaway age

FURTHER to Rachel Johnston's comments (Write Back, September 30), I think the main reason marriages do not last as long as in previous generations is that we do not repair anything.

This makes sense when, for example, I can buy a pair of shoes for less than the cost of having the old ones resoled but, unfortunately, we live in a throwaway generation.

MARTIN D STERN

Salford, Greater Manchester

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