Indeed, there is a general consensus that young women are putting careers ahead of relationships, and as a result, the number of marriages taking place per year has almost halved over recent decades.For much of the last 40 years or so, it is undeniably true that women have been postponing both marriage and childbirth.Although both men and women lose friends after marriage, it tends to affect men's self-esteem more, perhaps because men tend to be less social in general. Because they've lost the battle for the rest of the house. Lots of men I spoke with were keenly aware of the dangers of divorce, and worried that if they were married and it went sour, the woman might take everything, including the kids.
Instead, God was simply preventing the spread of idolatry.…“Do not intermarry with them.It's been my good fortune to live in northern Japan since 1989, and I still feel as if every day is a learning experience.My bride of the last 24 years and her parents are my main models for understanding married couples here, but I have a few other close (married) friends, so I'd like to talk a little about some main issues.God expects men to be the spiritual leaders of the home (Eph ) and it certainly requires an extra measure of grace to lead a woman who’s older than you.…I want to remind you that God intentionally (with good reason! Scripture informs us that God created man first chronologically for the sake of authority!Listen: “I do not permit a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet. Wouldn’t this have the effect of disproportionately leaving some women unable to marry for the sin of being alive too long?