Guest reporter Liz Sabatiuk, who lived for two years in Montevideo, Uruguay, returned recently to talk with old friends and strangers about relationships, commitment, marriage, and family.
Laura: When many of us think of couples overseas who live together instead of getting married, we think of two extremes: there are wealthy, secular societies like Sweden or Denmark where marriage seems passé, and there are poor countries, where marriage is a privilege for the wealthy.
But a tiny country in South America offers examples of both extremes and everything in between. I’m Laura Sessions Stepp and today on Sex Really we bring you part II in our ongoing series “A View from Abroad.” Guest reporter Liz Sabatiuk, lived for two years in Montevideo, Uruguay. She returned recently to talk with old friends and strangers about relationships, commitment, marriage, and family.
Liz: Uruguay, a country of about three and a half million people nestled on the coast between Brazil and Argentina, is sometimes referred to as the most secular country in the Americas. Though Uruguay traditional...
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