An interesting article.
"Marriage is an act whereby men
transfer to women controlling authority over the man’s wealth, possessions and
"Men are rational actors. When the cost of something becomes
too high, they buy less of it. Women have made the cost of marriage so high
that, to many men, delaying or avoiding it is the logical reaction. Women,
characteristically, complain but do nothing to level the playing
About a year ago, I wrote a post about the fact that Western
expat women needed to radically change their dating behavior if they wanted to
have social lives while living abroad. Western women’s standard dating dance was
not tolerated by Western expat men, because the local women were so much more .
. . accommodating. And thinner. And less demanding. And younger. And prettier.
And more . . . accommodating."
One woman I know contacted me to fix me up with some of her friends. She asked
me “What DO YOU have to offer a woman???” After I responded “What does a woman
have to offer me?” she became very upset. A man must be very successful and give
a woman everything she demands, however if a man expects some reciprocation, or
expects a woman to pay half of the couple’s living expenses, then the woman gets
My opinion is that many single men want marriage, however they want a
marriage of equals. For marriages in which children are not expected, that means
that both people should be treated exactly the same. What do you think?