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11 Jun 2015 - 11:07 AM  UPDATED 11 Jun 2015 - 12:16 PM

In response to threats from a Canberra couple to divorce were equal marriage laws to pass, a local couple in a committed same-sex relationship have in turn threatened to absolutely not give the slightest shit were that to happen.

 

Local couple Brett and Harry have said that while they are not heterophobic and do their best to be open to all different kinds of views if this divorce does go ahead they will have no choice but to go on with their lives completely unaffected by such a dumb stunt.

 

“You know, it’s kind of like equal marriage laws themselves,” said Harry. “It absolutely does not affect anyone except the people directly involved. This couple divorcing because we have equal rights makes about as much impact on the rest of our lives as if they decided to wear big novelty hats if same sex marriage passes. The only difference being big novelty hats are fun and this threat is just kinda pathetic.

 

“It’s truly surprising that they expect other people to give the slightest shit about their relationship when clearly they don’t. If you’re willing to throw away your ten year marriage because a bit of legislation you don’t like passed maybe the thing you’re really unhappy about is your terrible marriage.

 


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“Honestly, imagine the moment you suggest that you should break up over a piece of legislation and your partner immediately, emphatically agrees. If that happened to me I’d think we were divorcing no matter what and this is just a bit of convenient press.”

 

The Canberra couple are sticking to their threat saying it’s an important statement about a cause they strongly believe in.

 

“The only way to prove the sanctity of marriage is by threatening a frivolous divorce. By showing over what petty crap we’ll give up our own marriage really hammers home how much marriage means and how we’re the prime example of its importance.

 

“It reminds me of our wedding day when I looked deep into her eyes and told her that I would love her for richer or poorer, in sickness and in health, provided that gay people can’t also do that.”

 

 

 

 


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