What is the point in marriage?

I live alone, make great money, and I'm happily single. Why do people get married? It seems pointless for men. 3/4th of marriages fail. And everyone is on the woman's side in court. Men lose all their stuff because they signed the contract. So what is the point of it? It seems more beneficial for... show more I live alone, make great money, and I'm happily single.

Why do people get married? It seems pointless for men. 3/4th of marriages fail. And everyone is on the woman's side in court. Men lose all their stuff because they signed the contract. So what is the point of it? It seems more beneficial for the woman to get married. What is the benefit in it for the man? Why can't two people just be in a relationship without the contract?
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