Category Archives: Divorce

Being divorced is their essence, but don’t label them.

My own divorce story is woven into many posts usually as part of my commentary at the end of each post. I have, however written a few posts specifically about my journey which I’ve always seen in my mind as … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Can't keep a man, Divorce, Grey Divorce, Having it all, Hold my beer and watch this, Marriage, selling divorce, Status of marriage, You can't make this stuff up | 118 Comments

Suckers

As I explained in A long term commitment to selling divorce, the media has been selling “gray divorce” as empowerment to boomer women for nearly a decade, using a highly misleading narrative. Fortunately few women (statistically) are actually taken in … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Divorce, Fantasy vs Reality, Grey Divorce, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood, Professional Divorcee, Rebellion, selling divorce, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 51 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

Will more sex save Spain?

News.com.au posted an article last week about Spain’s insane laws on parental obligations, titled Country where unemployed 30-year-olds are suing their parents for financial support: Under Spanish law, parents are required to support their children until they reach financial independence, … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Fatherhood, Feminists, Marriage, Motherhood, Patriarchal Dividend | 166 Comments

Was it true love?

I pointed out a few weeks ago that the concept of courtly love has thoroughly changed how we read stories like Gen 29 in the Bible.  Where the Bible describes a very raw sexual passion, we see a modern romance … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Divorce, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, New Morality, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 78 Comments