Nicky Falkof
Nicky Falkof is a senior lecturer in the Media Studies department at Wits.
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/ 12 November 2007

Wedded blisters

As a woman, something very strange happens as you approach 30 — friends who seemed quite sensible either start shelling out incredible wads of cash for their weddings, or whipping themselves into frenzies because they’re still single. Faced with this recently, I found myself questioning why marriage retains such a hold over us, writes Nicky Falkof.