Category Archives: Marriage Strike Myth

Supply and demand in the marriage market.

My last post Starting young featured a five year old girl who was already practicing saying no to prospective suiters.  As Elusive Wapiti pointed out, it is fairly evident that she has been coached, most likely by her mother.  The … Continue reading

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Polygamy ahead?

Vox Day seems to argue in The economics of polygamy that we can expect to see women push for legalization of polygamy.  Part of his argument is that men have wised up to women using marriage/divorce as a wealth transference … Continue reading

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Clarification on my position on a marriage strike.

Fellow blogger Deansdale made an excellent point in the comments section to Driving a stake in the heart of the US marriage strike myth. I’ll begin with admitting that I have not read the whole post. Usually I applaud thorough … Continue reading

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Driving a stake in the heart of the US marriage strike myth.

In my previous post Marriage Strike? I exploded the manosphere conventional wisdom that the US is in the throws of a marriage strike.  I pointed out that the metric published by The National Marriage Project is being widely misinterpreted, and … Continue reading

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Marriage strike?

Grerp has sparked a spirited discussion on her blog with her post A question for the gentlemen.  In that post she mentions the oft cited manosphere threat of a marriage strike: Having read extensively what the men in this corner … Continue reading

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