On the Show Married at First Sight

My husband and I have recently become addicted to a new TV show, Married at First Sight. For those unfamiliar with the show, the premise is arranged marriage. A panel of four "experts"—a sociologist, "sexologist," psychiatrist, and chaplain—choose six singles out of a bevy of would-be participants to form three marriages. The couples meet at the altar, go on a honeymoon, then come back and try to set up a life together. In six weeks' time,...


is the managing editor of the Howard Center's quarterly journal, The Family in America: A Journal of Public Policy.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #36, Spring 2016 Copyright © 2020 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo36/tying-blind