Category Archives: Motherhood

It’s hard on her, but not on her kids.

YourTango has a post titled 11 Things Single Parents Don’t Want To Hear.  Note the euphemism “single parent” when what they really mean is “single mother”.  The stigma against single mothers is clearly creeping back, and this will only accelerate. Number … Continue reading

Posted in Denial, Motherhood, Solipsism, Stantons Heroes, Status of marriage | 421 Comments

A bastard of a job.

First we had Margaret Sanger telling us of the woes of American housewives trapped in boredom and drudgery during WWII, unable to experience the freedom, fun, and excitement of going off to war.  Then Betty Friedan helped us (not) name … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Motherhood, Ugly Feminists, Whispers | 42 Comments

Is there a “shortage” of single fathers?

Captain Capitalism found an article on eHarmony titled 15 Reasons to Date a Single Mom. The fifteen reasons boil down to various ways of stating that single moms are easy, they will mother you, and you get to have fun with … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Choice Addiction, Data, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Stantons Heroes | 363 Comments

Expectations vs outcomes.

Mark Richardson of Oz Conservative explains the mindset of career women who missed their opportunity to have children in his post “We’ve assumed we can put it off indefinitely”: It’s not that these women have entirely rejected the idea of … Continue reading

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What a masculine imperative would look like

Vox points out the feminine imperative in action in his post Regulating sex: Women desperate to become mothers are increasingly signing up for sperm donation websites where men are offering ‘natural insemination’ only. See Vox’s full post for the larger … Continue reading

Posted in Fatherhood, Feminine Imperative, Frame, Illegitimacy, Motherhood | 309 Comments