The War On Marriage

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    If you want to bring down a society the quickest way is to attack the most important element of that society. Marriage.

    I know this is old fashioned to think this way but that's my point. Marriage isn't what it used to be. It even has become an object of scorn by the left.

    "Having to get married before getting pregnant? Are you kidding me???"

    I used to think that white middle-class 50-60 year old males were the most hated group in America, but really the one group that is the focus of the most bigotry is the family unit. It's just not cool to be married. Marriage holds women back. In some people's minds it is the same as slavery.

    It's easy for some to be married and still be highly critical of it. Being married is a pain in the butt. I think the best way to punish someone is to force them to marry someone they don't want to or to be forced into marriage because of a pregnancy. Gays want to be able to marry but the Gay activists show a palatable disdain for straight couples. The tables have been turned in our society to the point where if you say you're married and support the institution you're an outcast. What is normal has been redefined.

    Having children out of wedlock is the quickest road to poverty. Kids are expensive and having only one income just isn't enough to make ends meet. It almost assures that you will become dependent one way or another on governmental assistance. So in effect government stands in the way of the family being a successful enterprise. For decades single mothers have been encouraged to stay single with cash handouts from Uncle Sugar.

    Pictured above is a large family. Many find fault in this. Many assumptions can be made of the family pictured. 50 years ago this was normal in America. Now having one or two kids is the norm, at least among whites. Having children isn't the reason one gets married anymore. You don't need to make the commitment. Funny thing is there are reasons the old ways worked better. Pooling resources is the best way to get ahead or at least keep your head above water.
     
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    Marriage is what YOU make of it

    The success or failure of other peoples marriage has no impact on you. The goal is to enter a relationship that will last the rest of your life. If others don't succeed it has no bearing on your relationship

    Some people thrive in a marriage, others were never meant to be in a relationship. Many people should never have children.
     
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    Seems to me that the people that are making war on marriage are married people;

    Information on Divorce Rate and Statistics

    And I have observed more conservatives commenting about people having more children than they can support than liberals.
     
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    If you are suggesting that my 20 year marriage is unnecessary and invalid because we don't have children I take offense and would yell you go straight to hell.
     
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    do those people swim upstream to spawn, or do they just fuck incessantly around the house?
     
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    Was it always the reason and was it the only reason?

    I get the drift of your OP Mudwhistle but I am with Old Rocks on this. Why had marriage lost favor with so many today is the question I would ask. I honestly don't think this is a "blame lefties" only for the societal change. I suspect the independence of women has made marriage more of a choice than an ultimate goal. Also men in years gone by often had to marry to get laid on a regular basis. Not anymore.
     
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    19 kids were normal 50 years ago? you sure bro? I know Magic Johnson grew up with 9 brothers and sisters but 19 kids is a bit much, even for back than.
     
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    The happiest married couples I know don't have children.
     
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    whoa is anyone who cries instead of quietly leading by example, ya big buncha traditionalist babies.
     
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