Skip to comments.Why American men are getting less marriageable
Posted on 09/10/2019 4:19:52 PM PDT by GuavaCheesePuff
If it seems like the number of complaints from your female friends about not being able to find a man is growing, we may finally know why. Somewhere between 1979 and 2008, Americans decided it was much less worth it to get hitched: the share of 25- to 39-year-old women who were currently married fell 10 percent among those with college degrees, 15 percent for those with some college, and a full 20 percent for women with a high-school education or less.
This great American marriage declinea drop from 72 percent of U.S. adults being wed in 1960 to half in 2014is usually chalked up to gains in women's rights, the normalization of divorce, and the like. But it also a lot to do with men. Namely, economic forces are making them less appealing partners, and it ties into everything from China to opioids.
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This is what “smash the patriarchy” looks like.
From the generations of women who boasted that a man is completely worthless/irrelevant when they proclaimed “a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle”. A fish has NO use for a bicycle.
Of course it’s all the men’s fault.
Its not just the marriable guys, its the gals as well.
And those high paying jobs the guys should be looking for? They are being passed out to foreigners and the corporations are being subsidized to hire them over Americans.
Personally I think it time to invest in rope. The people foisting this disaster on our people deserve a traitors fate.
The good news is that its not all of them, but the pickings are getting slim. I fear for the future of my now grown kids. I guess every parent is right to do so.
Opioids are the reason?
“Business Stuff” (TM)
It’s China’s fault, only China also has a surplus of men (since generations aborted the daughters).
Is that a Gillette product?
A big part is from women waiting too long.The
Don’t assume that men will be as enthused in your 30’s as they were in your 20’s
Actually ladies I can’t think of a reason a guy that doesn’t want to get married will. IF the lady is a real knockout, intelligent, truthful, then maybe a guy would change his mind, but with all the crap heavily against the male these days it’s a miracle we still have any takers for the nuptials at all.
Mrs. and I have been married 42 years. Were married in our thirties. My second, her first, and neither of us was ever, ever going to get married, but she’s still a knockout redhead with brains, and I still after all these years say “yes dear”.
The men are not getting less marriageable. The women are getting more crazy (aka: woke). therefore the men dont wanna marry woke. So they just dont. How hard is this people?
The hollowing out of the middle class due to greedy corporations is one strand. The others, IMHO, are feminism, tax rates, the trashing of traditional masculinity, easy abortion, and the failure of our “betters” to stand up for the values that help lower to middle income people be successful, like marriage, fidelity, hard work and praise for those who forego pleasure in the “now” for greater rewards later. The media complex is also at fault, with movies and TV appealing to the lowest common denominator.
Because they're living in their parent's basements?
Because they spend eight hours a day playing video games?
Because they're addicted to porn?
Because the media has told them men are worthless?
Because things are more important than people?
Because this new generation is mostly Godless?
Men are not less marriageable . Its just that men are finally waking up and realizing that there is nothing that benefits them in marriage. What is the upside for man in getting married? What does the woman bring to the table.? Not only is there absolutely no reason for it, but a man would seriously have to be out of his mind to even think about getting married. Its all downside and no upside. If a man wants to have children, he should wait until hes older and then hire a surrogate. That way there are no custody issues. Free and clear. And for Gods sake, dont even cohabitate! If a man wants to be in a relationship with a woman they can maintain their own residences like mature adults and see each other when they wish. We need to evolve to more mature relationships. Marriage is male servatude enforced by the state.
Good summary you have there.
“Who wants to marry a self- righteous harpy feminist or a party girl passed around so much ...”
Don’t understand how a conservative guy can be hitched to a feminist and I know several that are. They complain about it, but cower and do not upset the apple cart.
I didn’t read the article but hope they addressed how many women have feminized many men, who found life better as a homo.
“And those high paying jobs the guys should be looking for? They are being passed out to foreigners and the corporations are being subsidized to hire them over Americans.”
Yepp, multinational corp America has changed to the left over my career. I couldn’t be hired out of college today, and woudn’t be attracted to work at such a place.
And free access to your FR postings, apparently.
I’m proud of my ex for saying she’s leaving me. She had her own money and didn’t need to put up with someone who was coming up short. In my defense I just didn’t like her and she knew it. While not wanting to be the bad guy(we just are)theres no sense wasting time so she was the one to callout quits. I’m just not Todd Palin but I’d like to know Sarah’s phone #.
Never know when she’s standing behind me.
Who cares? I got mine - the rest of y’all can make your own sammichs.
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