Category Archives: Marriage

Feminist Atlantic waxes conservative.

The Atlantic has a love-hate relationship with men’s economic contributions.  The magazine alternates between gloating that feminism has destroyed men’s economic status once and for all, and worrying that men are no longer fulfilling their traditional roles as bread winners. … Continue reading

Posted in Ageing Feminists, Economics, Hanna Rosin, Having it all, Marriage, Patriarchal Dividend, The Atlantic, Traditional Conservatives, Weak men screwing feminism up | 228 Comments

The mysterious male marriage premium.

Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit explains why he left big law: …I looked at the partners and their lives and thought, “this is what it looks like when you win?” But one thing I noticed about a lot of the partners … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Dennis Prager, Disrespecting Respectability, Economics, Fatherhood, Marriage, Patriarchal Dividend, Pay Gap, Threatpoint, W. Bradford Wilcox | 228 Comments

Guarding her equality.

As I’ve demonstrated (here and here), an underpinning belief of complementarianism is that the source of feminist resentment is sinful men, men who are not sufficiently nice and accommodating.  As Pastor Chandler explains, if men are good enough women can’t … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Feminists, Headship, Marriage, Mary Kassian, Pastor Matt Chandler, Rebellion, The Real Feminists, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 218 Comments

CBMW’s evolving position on spiritual headship.

From the beginning complementarianism has been an effort to split the difference with Christian feminists (egalitarians).  This comes naturally from their belief that feminism isn’t a manifestation of the same discontent that caused Eve to want to be like God … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, Envy, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rebellion, Traditional Conservatives | 133 Comments

What causes all of the consternation about housework?

This week Lori Alexander of Always Learning had a Facebook post go viral with a cacophony of feminist clucking.  In the post Lori suggested that wives not focus on the amount of houswork their husbands did, but instead: …do your … Continue reading

Posted in Armchair Husbands, Attacking headship, Envy, Fatherhood, Margaret Sanger, Marriage, Miserliness, Rebellion, Submission, Ugly Feminists, Whispers | 493 Comments