Category Archives: Marriage

She’s too traditional to marry her baby daddy.

From the Daily Mail:  Mother reveals she REJECTED ‘thoughtless and lazy’ blackboard proposal  I said I didn’t like the ring and it was obvious that it was completely mid judged with the timing of the proposal.’ The mother explained that they … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Marriage, Traditional Conservatives | 320 Comments

Stanton’s dilemma

Glenn Stanton closes his article Manhood is not natural* with an odd question: The question is, how can we recover manhood today? We must find the answer. For it is not only the fate of men that is at stake, … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Focus on the Family, George Gilder, Glenn Stanton, Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 105 Comments

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 | 67 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 | 114 Comments