Re: The RARE necessities...
On Aug 9, 12:12 pm, "Reinhold (Rey) Aman" <a...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Why did I say "rare"?
Today's NYTimes may be mentioning a wife who suddenly stops being a
....Stephanie Coontz, the author of "Marriage, a History: From Obedience
to Intimacy, or How Love Conquered Marriage," compared the current
Gilded Age to an earlier one in the 1920s, when, she said, divorces
spiked at a time of rapid wealth creation. In times when people
accumulate wealth, she said, they often think they don't have to abide
by society's conventional rules. "When people get a lot of wealth in
a hurry, it's more easy to act upon their impulses," she said. "You
get used to sending back a steak because you don't like it. You send
back a wife."...
Aloha ~~~ Ozzie Maland ~~~ San Diego
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