Category Archives: Motherhood

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

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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

Posted in Aging Feminists, Marriage, Motherhood | 420 Comments

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

Custody Demographics

I was curious about the demographics of family structure so I put together some more charts from the same data set as the last post.  I’ve created two charts for each category, with the first showing the percentage of children … Continue reading

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Children are as likely to end up living with neither parent as they are with just their father.

The Census has the 2012 Families and Living Arrangements data out so I pulled a copy of Table C3.  Here is the latest data on the living arrangements of children in the US under 18 (all races): The table has … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Choice Addiction, Data, Fatherhood, Motherhood, Uncategorized | 134 Comments