Category Archives: Post Marital Spinsterhood

Bad dog!

For that you must marry a divorcée.

Posted in Aging Feminists, Foolishness, Hold my beer and watch this, Manosphere Humor, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 122 Comments

Mysterious forces at work.

Beth writes The Frisky’s Ask a Married Guy wondering what is wrong with men?  Why are they afraid to commit? I am an attractive writer, divorced for almost four years. For as long as I can remember, I have never … Continue reading

Posted in Death of courtship, Denial, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 663 Comments

Empowerment turned demotion.

Blogger Michele Zipp at Cafe Mom confirms the status marker marriage serves for women in 5 Reasons ‘Boyfriend’ Is the Worst Word for Divorcees: 3. It feels like a demotion. The word “boyfriend” feels juvenile. “Fiance” feels snooty. “Husband” feels accomplished. … Continue reading

Posted in Choice Addiction, Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood, Stantons Heroes, Status of marriage | 318 Comments

Women’s morphing need for male investment.

In a previous post I discussed the importance of male investment in women’s intrasexual status competition.  This investment can range from the validation which comes from being selected for a one one time hookup, all the way to the very … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Choice Addiction, Cracks in the narrative, Death of courtship, Denial, Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Foolishness, Hold my beer and watch this, Marriage, Post Marital Spinsterhood, Status of marriage | 264 Comments

Grannies gone wild!

Key to the process of selling divorce is convincing women that their romantic prospects don’t really decline with age.  We could easily cut the divorce rate in half if the reality opposing this ubiquitous myth was understood.  However, outside the … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Denial, Fantasy vs Reality, Post Marital Spinsterhood, Rationalization Hamster, selling divorce | 154 Comments