• Culture,  Marriage

    Goodbye to Fidelity, Marriage and the Nuclear Family

    Cultural change happens so slowly it’s almost indiscernible; one small step here, one slight alteration there, and before you know it, the world has changed beyond belief. The changes in marriage began in 1914 when women were dragged into war industries in Britain and America. Then followed female emancipation which gave women the power to change politics. The next big step came in 1960 with the arrival of the birth control pill. No longer were women tied to men by the need to support a pregnancy and subsequent child. And with the women’s rights movement, wages for women crept up to the level paid men. Then there was the change…