Should Married Women Leave the Country By Themselves?

Dear Mouthy Housewives, My girlfriends and I like to take a "girls weekend" once a year to catch up, as we all live in different places. It's the only time of the year where we are all together, and it's really important to all of us. However, my girlfriends are all in their mid-twenties and single, while I am married. This year my friends wanted to go on a four day cruise, and my husband told me that married women don't leave the country without their husbands....more
I am  curious about why leaving the country is the issue.  Would the trip be O.K. if it were all ...more