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Old 09-07-2019, 04:19 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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None of my kids want to get married, I'll never be a grandparent.
Is it marriage that they are against, or reproducing?

 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:20 PM
 
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There is far more to things than Cornell study suggests.

For a start there is only a finite supply of males who "earn" and they either are married already, not looking to marry, females aren't their thing, and or will only consider partners from same race and socio-economic level/demographic background.

Days of an Ivy League grad executive marrying a middle or working class female are largely over. Ivies and other successful men increasingly and have for years now preferred partners who are like themselves. In short Princeton marries Princeton. Yale marries Harvard, etc... Oddly you see the same thing with gays; doctors marrying attorneys, investment bankers marrying doctors, etc....

Speaking of gays, there is another thing; the increasing acceptance of that side of life including SSM has taken a number of earning/successful men out of the straight marriage pool. No, numbers aren't large, but for a woman looking for a husband in tight markets like NYC, SF, LA, etc... it adds to reduction of "economically viable" man pool.

Continuing in that vein straight men have taken a number of pages from gays as well. In this day and age you don't need a wife to have children. Just like gays a good number of straight males are going with surrogates to have kids. Sports figures, investment bankers, tech guys, right on down to men with stable middle class incomes (fireman, LE, etc....).

Surrogacy costs range from about $60k to $150k which to some men isn't that much money. Especially when they can have a child or children who are legally theirs from the get go. No worries about a divorce, custody battles, an ex using kids as leverage, etc...

These are golden times for a man who doesn't want to marry. Providing he has the income aside from the intangible benefits of marriage (emotional support etc....), the rest can be simply purchased. Housecleaning, child minding, errand running, and or up to intimacy are just a click away.

What that Cornell study and others all point to is that certain females are fishing in a very shallow pool. Everyone (straight or gay) is after a high earning/successful guy who is (hopefully) good looking, in shape, etc... Extra brownie points if the guy is white/European.

https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tan...status-widens/
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:21 PM
Status: "Guns don't kill people. The police kills people." (set 14 days ago)
 
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if (negativeNews==true)
{
blameLiberals =true;
}
If (blameLiberals==true)
{
Display.text(“[random context]+”liberals”);
}

Why would you test the boolean at all and display the text outside of the first if. You should display the text right after assigning true to the boolean.
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:21 PM
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Location: SM
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Is it marriage that they are against, or reproducing?
The only thing I find more repulsive than marriage is reproducing.
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:21 PM
 
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And this is what people need to understand in regards to the high rate of single parent homes in the black community. The traditional role of the man was to provide and protect and the more a man can provide and protect the more attractive they are to women for marriage. What racism did to the black male, for centuries, was take away his ability to provide and protect under a system of white supremacy. Furthermore, not only is such a man less attractive to a women for marriage......a man is less likely to want to marry if he cannot play the traditional role.
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:23 PM
Status: "Team Red = Team Blue" (set 7 days ago)
 
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And this is what people need to understand in regards to the high rate of single parent homes in the black community. The traditional role of the man was to provide and protect and the more a man can provide and protect the more attractive they are to women for marriage. What racism did to the black male, for centuries, was take away his ability to provide and protect under a system of white supremacy. Furthermore, not only is such a man less attractive to a women for marriage......a man is less likely to want to marry if he cannot play the traditional role.
Yes, LBJ was an abomination.

Somehow I doubt you understand what I'm talking about though.
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:25 PM
 
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Is it marriage that they are against, or reproducing?
I think it's marriage, they like kids.
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:25 PM
 
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I blame Tinder.

Why buy the car when you can rent a new one every day? And that probably goes for both sexes.
True but only males with exceptional looks and youth have success with things like Tinder. In fact they have all the success and monopolize all the women because even undesirable and ugly women view any male who isn't exceptionally attractive as a non-person of no more value than an earth worm.
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:27 PM
 
Location: Milwaukee
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True but only males with exception looks have success with things like Tinder. In fact they have all the success and monopolize all the women because even undesirable and ugly women view any male who isn't exceptionally attractive as a non-person of no more value than an earth worm.
Oh the hypocrisy.
 
Old 09-07-2019, 04:27 PM
 
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Damn, some posters in this thread have more issues than the average newsstand.
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