Why are they dating
The question is why isn't marriage a good deal anymore? It is no secret that many women do not choose to marry if the available partners will make their economic situation worse.
In some of these cases, even if a woman has a child, she may be better off with government help than a nonworking, noninvolved husband. Success changes everything When a woman is very privileged or highly successful, marriage could come very easily -- or not.
The dedication that Russian women have to look beautiful is just scary.I asked them why they were single and if they wanted to get married.The three women all said they didn't want to marry because "the men of our class will all expect to have mistresses, and it is better not to marry than have to put up with that." I have no idea if this was an exaggeration or not -- but they believed it. Waiting for the "one" These women wait for the perfect guy, or the guy who they would fall in love with and love them back just as much.Editor's note: Pepper Schwartz is professor of sociology at the University of Washington and the author of many books, the latest of which is "The Normal Bar." She is the love and relationship ambassador for AARP and writes the Naked Truth column for
She is also a senior fellow at the Council on Contemporary Families, a nonprofit organization that gathers research on American families.
Their wives followed them voluntarily to cold deserted lands and shared the punishment.