(Closed) Did Anyone Else Read This Marriage Article? AMAZING!

posted 7 years ago in The Lounge
Post # 4
2295 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I definitely agree with those practical reasons! Several years ago, before I met Fiance, I was doing the math on the financial benefits of marriage (because I am a super nerd and enjoy that kind of thing). Even if you’re a good income earner, it’s no joke how much being married combines expenses and often increases income. Even in a single income household, you’re often still better off married.

I know FOR SURE I am less lazy when Fiance is around!

Post # 5
300 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

I agree with the practical reasons as well, but I just can’t stand that guy’s attitude.  I read his other article a while back about how his wedding is better than everyone else’s cause they’d never boned, and this one was admittedly less holier-than-thou.  But I just hate the “my way is the only way” attitude– marriage isn’t for everyone.  Obviously I’m excited about it, but I certainly wouldn’t advise anyone to get married who wasn’t sure about it.  From what I hear, it’s hard as hell, so if you need reasons like “I’ll probably have more sex than if I were single,” it’s probably not your time.

Post # 6
141 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@PetraArkanian:  Ugh, I read that article, too.  What a holier-than-thou prick.

Post # 7
2358 posts
Buzzing bee

Eh, I found the article a big um harsh towards the single life.  Not everyone is lucky enough to find someone and that doesnt make them a sloth.


I will say this, when I was single my productivity was through the roof. I wrote constantly and read for my job a lot. This cannot be said now.

Post # 8
4029 posts
Honey bee

While he may have some practical stats on why marriage is a good thing, I too cannot stand the arrogance and superior attitude he is exuding throughout the article.

ETA: Just noticed the foxnews.org comment, that explains a lot…after reading his other article that is linked, I dislike him even more.

Post # 9
379 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I hate that guy. Poor writer, bad attitude and a total raging douche. 

Post # 10
236 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

@lass:  This article and most of his articles really bother me. He is haughty and quite judgemental. Facts/stats aside, I have a hard time seeing past his arrogance.

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