Category Archives: Post Marital Spinsterhood

Smoking gun

Figure 3 in this NCFMR paper on remarriage rates doesn’t include the actual values of the data being charted, so I pulled the chart into GIMP, blew it up, and estimated the point values based on the pixel height of the … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Divorce, NCFMR, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 72 Comments

Getting to the church on time (a second time).

Deep Strength offered his own explanation on why young wives in the UK are divorcing in much lower numbers: However, when you take into context women getting married closer to the wall — 26-27+ range on average — you get … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Divorce, Having it all, Marriage, NCFMR, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 178 Comments

Ask Amy outraged that married sisters don’t include tag along divorcée

As I’ve mentioned before after the initial empowerment fades divorced women tend to find themselves excluded from their previous social networks.  Married women tend to prefer to socialize with other married women.  Since marriage confers status on women (which divorcées … Continue reading

Posted in New Morality, Post Marital Spinsterhood, Stantons Heroes, Status of marriage | 330 Comments

Bad dog!

For that you must marry a divorcée.

Posted in Aging Feminists, Foolishness, Hold my beer and watch this, Manosphere Humor, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 122 Comments

Mysterious forces at work.

Beth writes The Frisky’s Ask a Married Guy wondering what is wrong with men?  Why are they afraid to commit? I am an attractive writer, divorced for almost four years. For as long as I can remember, I have never … Continue reading

Posted in Death of courtship, Denial, Hold my beer and watch this, Post Marital Spinsterhood | 661 Comments