Posts tagged “marriage”

Marital Completionism: A Bad Model for Thruples and Couples Alike

Why assume you need to make compromises to achieve connubial bliss? In …

Posted July 28th, 2014

Childless Elite, Spouseless Poor

Traditional marriage has experienced a shift in popular culture from “cornerstone” to …

Posted June 27th, 2014

Treating Heartbreak With a Pill

Instead of comforting a friend after a break up with ice cream …

Posted May 22nd, 2014

Hookups and the Pursuit of Vocation

The New York Times published an article July 12 on the University of Pennsylvania’s flourishing …

Posted July 16th, 2013

‘What Maisie Knew’: The Sheep from the Goats

There may not be many movies with happy endings more heartless than …

Posted May 25th, 2013

Hedonist, Disciple or Bourgeois?

I recently finished Jenell Williams Paris’s book The End of Sexual Identity. …

Posted November 10th, 2012

Marriage at the Movies

I just saw Bachelorette (short review: Save yourself.) and have run across …

Posted September 12th, 2012

Making Up Is Hard to Do

A postscript on family structure: One thing children lose when their parents …

Posted July 18th, 2012

The Girl with the Most Wedding Cake

Last week I saw Bachelorette, a recent play by Leslye Headland, playing …

Posted June 12th, 2012