Month: April 2016

Men and Women Tend to Marry Within Their Class

Men and Women Tend to Marry Within Their Class

You’ve read the back and forth comments on this blog. Women want to marry men with equal education and money. Men complain that women are “hypergamous,” and trying to marry “up.” What’s really happening is what is known as assortative mating. Per the New York Times:“Assortative mating is the idea […]

How Do You View Marriage?

How Do You View Marriage?

My favorite New York Times philosopher, David Brooks, was at it again, breaking down people’s views of marriage into three separate categories. First, is the psychological view of marriage. The psychologists want you to think analytically as well as romantically about whom to marry. Pay attention to traits. As Ty […]