I've asked the prenup question in the past, and readers were pretty split on whether they think prenups are necessary. It was pretty interesting to hear a lawyer calling prenups romantic. Sharon Ser, head of a family law practice in Hong Kong, tells the Wall Street Journal, "You’re making a provision for somebody. You’re saying, ‘I want you to know now that you’ll be alright.’ I think this should be part of the process of falling in love and going forward with that commitment. Start the process over a candlelit meal and say, ‘My sweet, we need to get things sorted out.’”
Prenups do provide a level of protection, and with the economy being unpredictable, a safety blanket can feel very comforting at times. Has the recession brought about a romantic appeal to prenuptial agreements or do you still think these contracts are unromantic?