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Valentine Wish: Repair the
State of Our Unions

Aspen Times, by Melanie Sturm

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Posted By:AVFD15, 2/14/2013 9:05:01 AM

“First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes the baby in the baby carriage,” goes the rhyme. Unfortunately, in large swaths of American society, this rhyme is playing in reverse, with dire consequences for lower-income Americans. Given five decades of deteriorating marriage trends, it appears Americans concur with H.L. Mencken, who joked, “Marriage is a wonderful institution, but who´d want to live in an institution?” Since 1960, the percentage of married Americans plunged from 72 percent to 51 percent last year, a record low. Meanwhile, babies born to unwed mothers skyrocketed from 4 percent in 1960 to 41 percent in

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Screwgun, 2/14/2013 9:18:26 AM     (No. 9175699)

The only thing missing from this article is the unpleasant fact that this is the left´s plan. They need a nation of "Julias" to thrive.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Wilko, 2/14/2013 9:37:19 AM     (No. 9175744)

St Valentine was eventually tortured and then beheaded. I wouldn´t wish that on anyone.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Salt5792, 2/14/2013 10:20:36 AM     (No. 9175851)

The decline in marriage has been caused by domestic relations judges who rape men of their assets when their skank wives files for divorce. Marriage is a financial disaster for a man.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/14/2013 10:31:01 AM     (No. 9175884)

You´re hoping those that ´caused´ the problem will solve it???

What are you smoking?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LadyVet, 2/14/2013 3:27:54 PM     (No. 9176609)

#3 should not insult the female members of this salon. Sorry you had a bad experience, but I´m guessing that no one forced you into the marriage. It was not arranged; you chose her yourself.

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