...While the rise of women has been good for everyone, the decline of males has obviously been bad news for men—and bad news for marriage. For all the changes the institution has undergone, American women as a whole have never been confronted with such a radically shrinking pool of what are traditionally considered to be “marriageable” men...All five pages at http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2011/11/all-the-single-ladies/8654/
Saturday, October 22, 2011
Wow, this was a great read! Kate Bolick's All The Single Ladies, published in The Atlantic, discusses what it's like to be a single women over the age of 30, mixing anecdotes and statistics to explain the implications of the waiting-to-marry and maybe-never-marrying as a generational phenomenon.