Category Archives: Divorce

She’s saving for her daughter’s special day.

Jenny Erikson’s colleague Wendy Robinson at Cafe Mom has created a savings account preparing for her daughter’s special day.  No, not her wedding, her divorce: I’m so convinced that every woman should have money that would give her the freedom … Continue reading

Posted in Cafe Mom, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 50 Comments

US Marital Status Data Through 2017

I stumbled upon some new marital status data over at the US Census, and thought I’d share the charty goodness.  First up is the median age of marriage, going back to 1890: From the accompanying spreadsheet, you can see that … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Divorce, Marriage, Nevermarried | 90 Comments

Do you smell that?

In The Death of Christian Britain Callum Brown explains that the evangelical narrative in Britain in from the 1800s until the collapse in the 1960s was that if a woman’s husband was godly she was sure to be in love and happy … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Callum Brown, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Pastor Doug Wilson, Reforming Marriage, Romantic Love, selling divorce, The Death of Christian Britain, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 71 Comments

Not enough cash and prizes.

The Telegraph has an article up about the impact of reduced cash incentives for women to divorce: Fewer wives are being awarded income for life and they are increasingly having their divorce settlement limited to a few years. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Threatpoint, Ugly Feminists | 70 Comments

She got the message.

Sarah Bregel has joined a long list of mommy writers who converted their kids’ misfortune into career success.  Bregel used her new status as professional divorcée to get published at Slate, with The work of marital maintenance is a privilege not … Continue reading

Posted in Divorce, Professional Divorcée, Slate, Status of marriage, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 128 Comments