Category Archives: Data

Devouring a lifetime of courtship.

I’ve written in the past about women’s complaints that men aren’t meeting their expectations for courtship, and why it is entirely rational for men to either withdraw from traditional courtship altogether or limit and carefully target their courtship expenditure.  Women … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Data, Death of courtship, Finding a Spouse, Nevermarried, Ugly Feminists, Wendy Griffith | 218 Comments

More bad news for marriage is baked in.

Back in September W. Bradford Wilcox and Wendy Wang published an American Enterprise Institute report titled The Marriage Divide: How and Why Working-Class Families Are More Fragile Today.  I’ve written previously about the NYT response to the report, but not … Continue reading

Posted in American Enterprise Institute, Data, Illegitimacy, Legitimacy, Marriage, NCFMR, Replacing Marriage, W. Bradford Wilcox | 66 Comments

Percentage of U.S. women never married, by age, 1980 & 2015

Novaseeker found an excellent chart over at Reddit.  It isn’t my chart to share, so I won’t publish it here.  However, you can see it at the link. Some quick thoughts: The chart confirms Men’s Sphere conventional wisdom about the … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Cane Caldo, Data, Marriage Strike, Nevermarried, Status of marriage | 198 Comments

A long term commitment to selling divorce.

A recent MarketWatch article on “gray divorce” made me want to revisit the topic.  Interestinly while the article itself doesn’t seem to have changed since it was first published in March, the spin the title places on the article has … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Data, Divorce, Grey Divorce, selling divorce, Whispers | 74 Comments

Percent of births out of wedlock by age and race of of mother.

I’ve done a quick scan of the latest US data I could find on out of wedlock births, and some of the data is very interesting.  The first thing that surprised* me is that the percent of births out of … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Data, Illegitimacy | 75 Comments