Category Archives: Disrespecting Respectability

Doing as they were taught.

At Fabius Maximus commenter J Allen described the pathetic men he observes in the local grocery store: The other group were men who were following their wives (this group had wedding rings) like attentive children. They were pushing the cart … Continue reading

Posted in Ask the boss, Attacking headship, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Every Man's Marriage, Fabius Maximus, FamilyLife, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Tim Bayly, Southern Baptist Convention, Uncategorized | 59 Comments

Status is a powerful motivator.

Larry Kummer at Fabius Maximus has an excellent two post series on the current state of marriage: We teach boys that marriage doesn’t work Women embrace higher values, destroying their families In the second post, Larry writes: How do women … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Fabius Maximus, Larry Kummer, Status of marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 87 Comments

The weakened signal hits home.

When looking for a life partner, my advice to women is date all of them: the bad boys, the cool boys, the commitment-phobic boys, the crazy boys. But do not marry them. The things that make the bad boys sexy … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Data, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Marriage Strike, Nevermarried, New York Post, Sheryl Sandberg, Weak men screwing feminism up | 494 Comments

A dangerous truth.

The Institute for Family Studies has an essay by Professor W. Bradford Wilcox, titled Marriage Facilitates Responsible Fatherhood.  According to the editor’s note the essay is an abbreviated version of Wilcox’s testimony to he House Ways and Means Committee for … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Child Support, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Feminists, Marriage, National Marriage Project, National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, Replacing Marriage, Threatpoint, Traditional Conservatives, W. Bradford Wilcox | 183 Comments

What are fathers for?

Several commenters have noted the troubling image featured at the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (fatherhood.gov): I’m going to partially defend the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC), as we (as a society) have asked them to do the impossible.  We ask … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Feminists, National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse, New Morality, Traditional Conservatives | 489 Comments