13 Surprising Marriage Laws You Might Be Breaking Right Now

Who knew: there are towns where marriage laws hold that you can’t sleep naked next to your spouse, where mistreating your mother-in-law means grounds for divorce, and where a wife must ask permission from her husband before wearing false teeth. Congratulations!

Married on a dare? Here, you can take it back.
In Delaware, it’s legal to obtain an annulment if you got married on a dare or as a prank. The official law states that a marriage may be annulled if “one or both parties entered the marriage as a jest or dare.”

If you like it, then you should’ve put a ring on it.
Don Juans, beware: under South Carolina’s Offenses Against Morality and Decency Act, it’s considered a misdemeanor for a man over the age of 16 to propose to a woman in order to seduce her.

Put those pajamas back on. Please.
It may have moved past the whole witch thing, but the town of Salem, Massachusetts has retained its prudishness; it’s illegal for a married couple to sleep nude in a rented room.

You got a permission slip for those dentures, lady?
In Vermont, a wife must obtain written permission from her husband before wearing false teeth. Condolences.

Here, you’d better be nice to your mother-in-law.
In Wichita, Kansas, the mistreatment of mothers-in-law can be used as grounds for divorce.