Category Archives: Death of courtship

Now we are haggling about the price.

The Washington Post has an opinion piece up by a law professor named Irina D. Manta. The title of the piece is The case for cracking down on Tinder lies, and her thesis is: There should be a legal penalty … Continue reading

Posted in Cracks in the narrative, Death of courtship, New York Times, The Washington Post, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 115 Comments

You’ll have to buy a few dinners on the road to finding your 53 year old dream girl.

As 53 year old never married Wendy Griffith explains in her book on how to find a husband, it is important for women to only date men who are willing to buy them dinner and desert. God wants you to … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Death of courtship, New York Post, Traditional Conservatives, Wendy Griffith | 80 Comments

Kids these days

Several readers pointed out the anachronism in the Stanton quote I included in my last post: Ask any young woman how she vets all the nice young men who approach to decide who will advance to the bonus round of … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Death of courtship, Disrespecting Respectability, Finding a Spouse, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up, Wife worship | 130 Comments

When “traditional” means socially awkward.

As I’ve covered in recent posts*, Focus on the Family (FotF) teaches that in order for men and women to marry men must first approach women and boldly state their romantic intentions.  The woman’s job is to wait around for … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Death of courtship, Finding a Spouse, Focus on the Family, Glenn Stanton, The only real man in the room, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 114 Comments

Feminine wiles

Commenter Joe describes how his wife used her feminine wiles to get his attention 32 years ago: [I went] to a singles class thinking that I’d find a girl to my liking to marry. And I did. Actually, she found … Continue reading

Posted in Beautiful truth, Death of courtship, Finding a Spouse | 86 Comments