You wanted to go to sea, but he jumped at the chance of accommodating your desire with a vengeance.Even in his most accommodating mood he inspires a dread of treachery.
It has replaced the religious service of pre-revolutionary days with an equally elaborate state ceremony which takes place in a "palace of marital union" (dvorets brakosochetanija), complete with flowers, music, speeches by Soviet officials, etc. notes that authorities are alarmed about the rising divorce rate "not so much out of moral indignation as from concern about the declining birth rate." With such a prelude to marriage, the honeymoon is soon over.
Often the unaccomodating logistics of Soviet society are most at fault.