02 October 2007

Who Knew?

Amanda wrote a very interesting post about marriage, feminism and divorce rates over at Unsprung. Go give it a read when you have some time.

You hear a lot of people running around wringing their hands and talking about the 50% divorce rate. What’s little understood is that number is way out of date—due in large part to a lot of feminist cultural reforms, the divorce rate has been creeping down for a long time now. Now it’s at the lowest rate it’s been since the 70s.