Author Archives: Dalrock

Jim Geraghty on the beauty of the threatpoint.

Chapter 15 of Jim Geraghty and Cam Edwards’ book Heavy Lifting: Grow Up, Get a Job, Raise a Family, and Other Manly Advice is Marriage is for Keeps: How to Avoid Divorce.  Geraghty’s portion of the chapter is a rambling … Continue reading

Posted in Jim Geraghty, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 123 Comments

Will Wilcox and the men of National Review respect you in the morning?

Over the last year or so there has been a concerted effort by men associated with National Review to woo men into marriage.  The most recent example of this is W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfinger’s February 9th article … Continue reading

Posted in Dennis Prager, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Jim Geraghty, Marriage, National Marriage Project, National Review, New Morality, Satire, selling divorce, Traditional Conservatives, W. Bradford Wilcox, Weak men screwing feminism up | 248 Comments

UK Millennial men earning like women.

Lianna Brinded at Business Insider notes that weak men are screwing feminism up: The gender pay gap is narrowing for millennials — ‘but for the wrong reasons’ Millennial men have earned less than Generation X men in every year between … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Economics, Patriarchal Dividend, Pay Gap, Weak men screwing feminism up | 174 Comments

Feel the love.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the New York Times warns us that Husbands Are Deadlier Than Terrorists. Husbands are incomparably more deadly in America than jihadist terrorists. And husbands are so deadly in part because in America they have … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Marriage | 316 Comments

Time and fantasy.

Picking up from my last post, the root of declining marriage rates isn’t just that there are substitutes to marriage, but that marriage itself has been degraded for many decades.  Time is our enemy here, because inertia has delayed the … Continue reading

Posted in Cracks in the narrative, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Feral Females, Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 243 Comments