Category Archives: Marriage

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

You better do as she says, or she’ll take away your kids.

In response to A dangerous truth, commenter Anonymous Reader challenged my assertion that as a sociology professor, Wilcox had to understand that there are public policy reasons fathers are being kicked out of their children’s lives.  For reference, here is … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Fatherhood, Infogalactic, Marriage, National Marriage Project, Threatpoint, Turning a blind eye, W. Bradford Wilcox | 269 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

Should we fine tune our replacement of marriage?

Workingmother.com has a post up about the question of whether men should be able to legally opt out of fatherhood: The woman said the idea came from a friend—a woman who had a child out of a friends-with-benefits situation with … Continue reading

Posted in Child Custody, Child Support, Chivalry, Illegitimacy, Marriage, Replacing Marriage, Romantic Love | 216 Comments

The Heritage Foundation isn’t serious yet, but one day they might be.

As a society both left and right love the system we’ve replaced marriage with (child support) far too much to make any serious changes.  That the Heritage Foundation chose Genevieve Wood, a never married childless woman* to deliver their message … Continue reading

Posted in Marriage, Nevermarried, Traditional Conservatives | 222 Comments