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Transformation of "marriage romantic" into "normal family" relationship.
Relationship between a husband and wife could be said to be
not normal, because unlike all other relationships in a family,
entails not just responsibilities and support, but also
expectations of stigmatization of any romantic relationships
with others, which prevents from free exploration
engagement with among the most complex objects in
-- other people's minds. This stigmatization can be a factor
stopping other (especially married) people from freely
in that exploration.
Normalization would work as follows -- once the romantic
relationship with the married person has subsided, married
people could declare themselves normalized, which would
simply family members, without expectations any others
those from family members (e.g., like brotherhood).
Ordinary family members don't expect you to spend your
together just with them, that you don't have a girlfriend or
boyfriend, that you can't fall in love with someone. On the
contrary, normal family members encourage it.
Normalization would entail the relationship has become
normal, and society would have to treat the couple as in
without applying the norms other than those for normal
This would work well with law as well, since people would not
have to divorce, so, they would not have to lose any marital
benefits they might have.
So, normalization could adjust social expectations.
||Happy Pi Day! :) We don't know if Pi is a normal number...
||[MaxwellBuchanan], I thought it was obvious...
||Well, yes, but you can see it much more clearly from where you are than we can.
||[Max] is a male, too, but I don't know about
||Neither is [normzone], for that matter ...
||Would normalization merely be a current name for "open
marriage"? Or am I misreading things?
||[whatrock], if anything, the normalization could
perhaps be a process by which "traditional marriage" is
converted into an "open marriage" (by one of possible
||I didn't know about the word "open marriage", but
looking at Wikipedia, it looks like it is something that is
a type of relationship agreed upon from the beginning,
while I'm talking about the ways to modify the existing
relationships, with existing expectations.
||Moreover, from Wikipedia, it seems that "open
marriage" is more about sexual relationships, while it
could be not the most important thing. In Wikipedia, it
says that concept of "open marriage" had also been
used to represent -- "the concept of open marriage as
sexually non-monogamous marriage had gained a life
of its own". That's not what it would be.
||someone call the owl exterminator
||Does signing normalization brings one's marital status
||[Inyuki], no. I think it sounds more cool, if you say "Marital
status: Normal!" -- you are frank and appreciate your
family member whom you are *actually* married with.