25 dating commandments for strong women
His conclusions are based on research from several nationally-representative surveys, in-person interviews with 100 men and women, and theories of other social scientists.
From colonial bed and breakfasts in New England to stagecoach stops from the Old West, there are plenty of places to spend the night that history buffs will love.
But the trendlines that continue to devalue marriage are real, and too many women have discovered to their dismay and frustration what Regnerus has confirmed: the “sexual freedom” that women thought would make them equal to men instead, too often, leaves them stuck with Peter Pans who won’t grow up, as they yearn for marriage and children that may never come.
Judy Gruen is the author of several books, including the newly released The Skeptic and the Rabbi: Falling in Love with Faith.
On the flip side, there is a growing number of “Peter Pans” out there, happy to dawdle along in uncommitted romances, or in a so-called “friends with benefits” basis.
Women are not only outpacing men in attaining college degrees and in other measures of professional achievement, but also, increasingly, in their aspirations to marry.
Economically independent women don’t need to marry for financial support, making marriage a values-based option.