Despite what 24-hour drive-thru wedding chapels in Vegas tell you, getting married shouldn't be a spontaneous decision you make after a pitcher of margaritas. After all of the romance, there can be hard and awkward financial conversations to endure, as well as family compromises and decisions about what you both want for the future. People who are protective over their finances or perhaps skeptical of the longevity of their future marriage may opt for a pre-nup, but knowing your potential spouse's history and intentions is crucial to start the marriage off with a foundation of trust. Still, going behind your partner's back to dig into their past without telling them is a red flag.
So, when a woman decided to consult the online courtroom of moral philosophy otherwise known as Reddit's "Am I the As*hole?" about her cousin's lie to his soon-to-be wife, people were quick to offer advice.