Category Archives: marriage

Beyond Gay Marriage

Gay Marriage seems inevitable. While California’s Proposition 8 has temporarily called a halt in that State’s issuance of new gay marriage licenses, existing gay marriages are valid, and inevitably the courts (the elites favorite tool for forcing social change) will … Continue reading

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Funny People and the Cultural Re-Norming of Marriage

Recently, Ferdinand Bardamu posted his thoughts on the latest Judd Apatow film “Funny People” which was not, all things considered, very funny nor very successful, dropping 72% from it’s opening weekend gross according to, with an opening weekend of … Continue reading

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Advertising’s View of Husbands

Advertising today has a definite view of husbands. Witness the ad below for “Jackpot.” Increasingly, men are as objectified to women in advertising, as women are to men in pornography. This is not a healthy environment for formation of … Continue reading

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Sandra Tsing Loh and The State of Marriage

In my previous post, How Many (White) Men Are Getting Married I noted that there was a definite trend for White Men, between ages 35-40, to be unmarried. Using the GSS Data, the increase was from 5% in 1972 to … Continue reading

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How Many (White) Men are Getting Married?

Recently, several bloggers have challenged my assertions that fewer and fewer (White) men are getting married. They cited the GSS Data, available here as evidence that I was wrong, that White Men are getting married at the same rates now … Continue reading

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NBC’s: Mercy: Women’s Shifting Attitudes Towards Love and Marriage

NBC announced a new hour-long drama, recently, for their Fall 2009 Schedule. Among the pick-ups was the show “Mercy” an amalgam of various other female oriented doctor shows like “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice.” This time of course focusing on … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s Romantic Comedies for Men: Demographic Reality?

Recently, Hollywood has found a lot of success in Romantic Comedies. But not with women, rather with men. Films like “the Wedding Crashers,” ($209 million domestic box office) or “Knocked Up,” ($148 million domestic box office) or “the Forty Year … Continue reading

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