Skip to comments.Suzanne Venker: The War On Men
Posted on 11/30/2012 4:17:23 PM PST by drewh
Believe it or not, modern women want to get married. Trouble is, men dont.
The so-called dearth of good men (read: marriageable men) has been a hot subject in the media as of late. Much of the coverage has been in response to the fact that for the first time in history, women have become the majority of the U.S. workforce. Theyre also getting most of the college degrees. The problem? This new phenomenon has changed the dance between men and women.
Women arent women anymore.
To say gender relations have changed dramatically is an understatement. Ever since the sexual revolution, there has been a profound overhaul in the way men and women interact. Men havent changed much they had no revolution that demanded it but women have changed dramatically.
Now the men have nowhere to go.
What if the dearth of good men, and ongoing battle of the sexes, is hold on to your seats womens fault?
Youll never hear that in the media. All the articles and books (and television programs, for that matter) put women front and center, while men and children sit in the back seat. But after decades of browbeating the American male, men are tired. Tired of being told theres something fundamentally wrong with them. Tired of being told that if women arent happy, its mens fault.
Contrary to what feminists like Hanna Rosin, author of The End of Men, say, the so-called rise of women has not threatened men. It has pissed them off. Men want to love women, not compete with them. They want to provide for and protect their families its in their DNA. But modern women wont let them.
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Add to that that unmarried women are a major 0bama ‘gimme’ consituency, and lifelong bachelorhood looks better all the time.
Add to that that unmarried women are a major 0bama ‘gimme’ constituency, and lifelong bachelorhood looks better all the time.
Ms. Venker might want to amend this title. I know lots of men who resolved this issue by dating women outside of North America and Europe.
Those other women enjoy being what we call traditional females and they enjoy the reactions they get from normal guys. To be honest Eastern European women are mostly like this also.
Being outside America is literally another world.
The cost / benefit analysis is a more compelling argument than the one she puts forth regardless of how many books she has written. Add to it the potential for crushing emotional costs of parental alienation where one’s own children are made to hate the dad by the jilted spouse.
They are Obama's primary constituency, they'll get a bailout on the loans. You'll end up paying whether you marry them or not.
Feminism is about being a victim. The Second Amendment is about not being a victim.
Financially, marriage is a very dangerous thing for a man.
‘there are fewer and fewer upsides to marriage for guys nowadays”
That’s the thing, there is no up side to marriage for a man.
“Now the men have nowhere to go.”
Sure they do; they can go to “Call of Duty” (or any other video game), they can meet foreign women that have been imported here, or they can go to the bank and spend their money on themselves (the horror!).
“I’m an unreconstructed troglodyte.”
Same here; I’m a Celtic/Huron savage who povides for my family, brushes the snow off my wife’s car (she is allowed to drive) while she sleeps, raises our sons as a father should, and she only gets to work part-time seasonally. Every day she bemoans her fate./s
(I even did diapers - you have to if you want more than one child - and do laundry, cook, etc.)
“They hug each other all the time and soon they will hold hands like the Moslems do.”
No, they hug their checkbooks as they retain the liberty to follow work in a political environment where it is almost illegal to educate or hire a man.
Elections (and “cultural shifts”) have consequences.
“But then she also wasn’t raised in this Society”
Mine either; she is an imported (but documented) guest worker from South America, a permanent “resident alien”.
“Im not sure why that is at the moment. Perhaps a wave of baby girls?”
The women are looking to trap a mate; the men are avoding being trapped. It really is that simple. If anything, there won’t be a wave of baby girls; history has shown when money gets tight the baby girls end up in a ditch. In fact, sex-selection abortions will be the reason for the first restrictions we ever see on abortion in the US (India has already done this); if people are going to have one child, it won’t be female.
“It is an ugly situation for our society.”
It is the end of our society (in case the recent election didn’t demonstrate that clearly enough).
Be more specific; the men are having no trouble with this at all.
“if she thinks abortion is a noble right and has a Che Guevara poster....run as fast as you can!”
Yes, few grandparents would celebrate the murder of their grandchildren.
“Foreign women PREFER American men over their men. Why? Because they understand the traditional male-female roles and find American men a better choice if they can land one.”
For similar reasons, American men prefer foreign women.
“He marries you and his legal rights are ended. He becomes the wife’s or ex-wifes defacto wage slave for most of his life. God help him if there are kids because they will be used as weapons against him so the enraged ex-wife can keep exacting her vengeance on the schlub.”
Exactly why they don’t marry them anymore.
“I know young men who want to commit but will not because they do not want to be on the hook for massive amounts of child support or having to give up half of their property to a woman who is not committed.”
Aye, as I read on a T-shirt at the Meadowlands Flea Market (next to Giants Stadium in NJ): “Why get married? Find a nasty b!tch and buy her a house.”
“Those other women enjoy being what we call traditional females and they enjoy the reactions they get from normal guys. To be honest Eastern European women are mostly like this also.”
South American women as well; they love families, and (by default) traditional values.
Viva! (married 16 years)
“Irresponsible, sissy men like Obama are encouraged.”
Gotta love these radio commercials for “Total Transformation”, which feature whiney (white) women b!tching about misbehaving sons. No fathers mentioned in the ads, nor are misbehaving daughters.
What boy subjected to the media abuse today would ever marry a female product of the culture that has waged this “war on men”? I don’t have to answer for you; the stats will show you: very few...
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