Happily Ever After? Mexico City Mulls Two-Year Marriage Licenses

October 1, 2011 Updated Oct 1, 2011 at 2:00 PM EDT

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Happily Ever After? Mexico City Mulls Two-Year Marriage Licenses

October 1, 2011 Updated Oct 1, 2011 at 2:00 PM EDT

According to a story on Time.com, some lawmakers in Mexico City's city assembly have proposed an amendment that provides married couples with another option than divorce.

The proposed legislation calls for temporary marriage contracts, which would allow couples to opt out of a lifetime commitment after a minimum of two years, according to the report. The proposal is designed to avoid the divorce process.

"The proposal is, when the two-year period is up, if the relationship is not stable or harmonious, the contract simply ends," Leonel Luna, a Mexico City assemblyman and member of the leftist Party of the Democratic Revolution said.

Read the Time.com story HERE.