7 Reasons Getting A Prenup Can Be A Feminist Act

| 0

When I was growing up, I never imagined I’d end up a married person; frankly, I thought that by now, I’d either have died a tragically beautiful, Fantine-from-Les-Miz-type death, or be a millionaire due to inventing some kind of spreadable chocolate. But life doesn’t always go the way you plan — as it turns out, someone else had already invented Nutella, and at 33, I am alive and on the verge of making it legal with my long-time boyfriend. Our decision to get married was hardly sentimental — after years of unwedded bliss, we became concerned about not having the legal right to make end-of-life decisions for each other. I know, it’s basically The Notebook, aren’t you jealous? But it’s what we wanted —which is probably why the only marital tradition that I’m 100 percent behind is getting a prenup.

— This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

Follow Faith Nouri:

Attorney At Law

Faith Nouri is licensed to practice law in both the U.S. and Canadian Federal Courts. Ms. Nouri is an attorney at law in California, and a Barrister & Solicitor in British Columbia, Canada.