Ep. 95: Thirteen Reasons Modern Marriage Fails

Today on the show we’re going to discuss thirteen reasons modern marriage fails.


3:00  Too many young couples don’t understand the meaning of marriage

6:00  Adopting a Judeo-Christian model for marriage can solve marital issues

6:30  Men have become feminized, and women have become masculinized

7:00  Couples are holding back the tide of nature, trying to make something fit that doesn’t fit

8:55  Women in modern marriages have ridiculously high expectations

9:50  Men have simpler needs

11:50  High expectations lead to disappointment

12:45  Stop expecting your spouse to react the same way

15:00  Modern married couples rely on love alone

17:40  So many women end up marrying the wrong man because they find themselves up against the clock

19:55  Our anti-male culture undermines respect for men

21:05  Not understanding the value of sacrifice or delayed gratification

23:05  Lack of maturity

24:30  Hook-up culture causes a trail of pain and heartache in women, ruins their ability to bond

26:12  So many young people are products of divorce

28:10  Materialism: money & fame over love

29:05  Decline in religion

30:35  Social media has unquestionably weakened marriages

Suzanne Venker

Suzanne is an author, a coach, and a podcast host committed to helping women let go of cultural beliefs that undermine their happiness in life and in love.