Category Archives: Having it all

Marriage and children were always her priority.

I recently came across a heartbreaking article at National Catholic Register that underlines why all of the books aimed at young Christian women telling them to focus on having fabulous lives in their “season of singleness”, they are a prize … Continue reading

Posted in Anna Hitchings, Emily Stimpson Chapman, Finding a Spouse, Having it all, Kate Bolick, Lori Gottlieb, Mandy Hale, Wendy Griffith | 472 Comments

Taking things too far.

What is so striking about the modern Christian rationalization of the feminist life script is how much further Christians take it than secular feminists.  This seems to be an artifact of claiming that the results of feminism and the sexual … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, CBN, Death of courtship, Finding a Spouse, Having it all, Mandy Hale, Too traditional to be traditional, Wendy Griffith, You can't make this stuff up | 181 Comments

To everything a season.

Commenter constrainedlocus observes: I’m still digesting all of this, but I think one question that I have is what are men really thinking in these commensurate age groups? Even if these 30-45 year old women are in panic mode (I … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Finding a Spouse, Having it all, Kate Bolick, Nevermarried, New York Times, Rationalization Hamster, Status of marriage, The Atlantic, Ugly Feminists | 129 Comments

A very long season (part 1).

For several decades now the feminist life script for women has been to delay marriage as long as possible to focus on education, career, travel, and sexual experience. Many have mistaken this strategy by feminists as signaling that they don’t … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Finding a Spouse, Having it all, HuffPost, Kate Bolick, Lori Gottlieb, Mandy Hale, Marriage, Rationalization Hamster, Solipsism, Status of marriage, The Atlantic, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up | 186 Comments

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, HuffPost, Marriage, Professional Divorcee, selling divorce, Status of marriage, You can't make this stuff up | 118 Comments