Category Archives: Marriage

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

Late stage complementarianism.

Commenter 7817 noted: TBayly on Twitter has begun posting #manup beatdowns on a daily basis. I pulled up Pastor Bayly’s twitter page to see what he was talking about, and it struck me that Bayly doesn’t have his heart in … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Chivalry, Complementarian, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Tim Bayly, The only real man in the room, The Real Feminists, Too traditional to be traditional, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Warhorn Media | 200 Comments

The “no marriage proposals” canard.

During the discussion of The season of singleness commenter innocentbystanderboston (IBB) made a fairly common argument, that women like Wendy Griffith and Allyson Rowe didn’t delay marriage in pursuit of feminist goals, but instead were forced to pursue feminist goals … Continue reading

Posted in Allyson Rowe, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Rationalization Hamster, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up, Wendy Griffith | 244 Comments

The joke’s on him.

Yesterday my wife had an ad pop up on her phone selling women divorce.  I wasn’t able to find the online version of the ad, but with some digging found a picture of the same ad on a billboard here … Continue reading

Posted in Commercials, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Doublethink, Marriage, selling divorce, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 93 Comments