Category Archives: Marriage

More bad news for marriage is baked in.

Back in September W. Bradford Wilcox and Wendy Wang published an American Enterprise Institute report titled The Marriage Divide: How and Why Working-Class Families Are More Fragile Today.  I’ve written previously about the NYT response to the report, but not … Continue reading

Posted in American Enterprise Institute, Data, Illegitimacy, Legitimacy, Marriage, NCFMR, Replacing Marriage, W. Bradford Wilcox | 66 Comments

Let them become elite.

The New York Times has made a stir with How Did Marriage Become a Mark of Privilege? Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, has become … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Marriage, Replacing Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, W. Bradford Wilcox, Weak men screwing feminism up | 205 Comments

The one obstacle she can’t remove.

Shana Lebowitz at Business Insider writes that the problem with marriage is that it is so terribly permanent: …I was left worriedly wondering: Is it possible that a couple can start out perfectly compatible, and then become less so over … Continue reading

Posted in Aging Feminists, Business Insider, Divorce, Marriage, Shana Lebowitz, Status of marriage | 113 Comments

Is marriage the cause of sexual immorality?

There is a recurring argument in the comment threads which claims that some forms of extramarital sex are not prohibited.  The argument is that fornication isn’t a biblical concept, and only a small set of defined extramarital sex activities are … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage, Rationalization Hamster, Rebellion | 784 Comments

Dispatch from the friend zone.

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough has been getting mocked for a series of tweets criticizing millennials: Our smartphone culture impacts young men in the most profound way. It is often younger women who suffer the most. https://t.co/cagBUD9rUE — Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) … Continue reading

Posted in American Conservative, Child Support, Game, Marriage, Rod Dreher, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 320 Comments