In terms, marriage (CR:255) (LH:8) (TL:263|#140), from Latin: “mas” or “maris”, meaning: “[add]”, from “marry-”, meaning: “to join as husband and wife according to law or custom”, + -age, meaning: “a forming noun indicating a process, action, or a result”, refers to 
The following are quotes:
- “Something like a second law of thermodynamics seems to function in marriage — that is, when marital distress exists, things usually deteriorate (entropy increases).”
- “Senator Proxmire was trying to turn back the clock by criticizing valid research on love. Proxmire himself has suffered marital separation. I would think that he especially would want to understand about love being the basis for the marriage contract.”
- — Ellen Berscheid (1975), “Proxmire Barb Goes Unloved”
- Mas (Latin) – Wiktionary.
- Gottman, John. (1999). The Marriage Clinic (pg. 5). Norton
- Proxmire affair – Hmolpedia 2020.
- (a) Berscheid, Ellen. (1975). “Proxmire Barb Goes Unloved”, Milwaukee Journal (pg. 4), Mar 11.
(b) Short, Ray E. (2003). Sex, Love, or Romance: You Can’t Really Trust Your Heart? (Proxmire, pgs. 21, 214). Frederick Fell Publishers.
- Gottman, John. (1994). Why Marriages Succeed or Fail: and How You Can Make Yours Last. Simon, 2012.
- Marriage – Hmolpedia 2020.