This is pretty cool:
For 147 years, marriage vows in Mexico portrayed women as delicate, weak and potentially annoying.
These days, judges across Mexico are switching to versions that stress equality and mutual support, reflecting the growing power of women in a country still struggling with macho attitudes.
The old vows say that a husband should treat his wife with a “generous benevolence that the strong should give to the weak” and that a woman should “avoid awakening the most brusque, irritable and hard part” of her husband’s personality. So no nagging, ladies!
Younger couples are opting for vows that are less, you know, stupid.