"Marriage As It Ought To Be"

Title"Marriage As It Ought To Be"
Year for Search1833
AuthorsOwen, Robert (1771-1858)
Secondary TitleThe New Moral World (London)
Volume / Edition [5].32
Pagination203
Date Published June 1, 1839
KeywordsMale author, Scottish author, Welsh author
Annotation

Extract from an 1833 lecture on how marriage will be reformed in an Owenite society with marriage based only on mutual attraction and divorce easy if both parties request it. If only one does, they have to live together for six months more. Children, being raised communally, will not be effected. See also 1813, 1830, 1839, 1841, 1843, 1844, 1846, and 1855 (2). 

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Author Note

Owen (1771-1858) was born in Wales and his first major experiment was at New Lanark, Scotland, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Full Text

1833 Owen, Robert (1771-1858). “Marriage As It Ought To Be.” The New Moral World (London)  [5].32 (June 1, 1839): 203. PSt

Extract from an 1833 lecture on how marriage will be reformed in an Owenite society with marriage based only on mutual attraction and divorce easy if both parties request it. If only one does, they have to live together for six months more. Children, being raised communally, will not be effected. See also 1813, 1830, 1839, 1841, 1843, 1844, 1846, and 1855 (2). Owen was born in Wales and his first major experiment was at New Lanark, Scotland, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.