În iunie 1971, cu puţine zile înainte ca fiul său, Michael, să se căsătorească, viitorul preşedinte SUA, Ronald Reagan, i-a trimis următoarea scrisoare fiului său:
Enclosed is the item I mentioned (with which goes a torn up IOU). I could stop here but I won’t.
You’ve heard all the jokes that have been rousted around by all the “unhappy marrieds” and cynics. Now, in case no one has suggested it, there is another viewpoint. You have entered into the most meaningful relationship there is in all human life. It can be whatever you decide to make it. Continue reading