The Hearth and Plow


Marriage and Family

The Younger Half

The median age of first marriage in the US, today, is higher than it has ever been. Today, we talk about those women who squander their youth and beauty on sluttery and concubinage, and then have an “epiphany phase” around age 28 (coinciding perfectly when they perhaps realize that single women are in the minority),Continue reading “The Younger Half”

How to Get Married Young

In the past, women married young. The prime window was 16-25, with the peak around 18-20. How did this happen? There were a number of elements to it, but among them, women lived at their father’s house until marriage. They kept busy, but they didn’t have to make a living. Getting married was their primeContinue reading “How to Get Married Young”

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