The mating and marrying behavior of todays young single men is a topic of growing interest in the popular culture and among young women.
To a large degree, this popular interest reflects the delay in the age of first marriage.
They want to avoid divorce and its financial risks 4.
They want to wait until they are older to have children 5.
The neglect of marriage is all the more remarkable because mating and marrying behavior has changed dramatically in recent decades. It is central to the nurture and raising of children.
Although some measures of these changes, such as the rise in unwed childbearing, have been duly noted, discussed and monitored, the state of marriage itself has been slighted. It is the "social glue" that reliably attaches fathers to children.
Neither the Congress nor the President has ever convened a bipartisan commission or study group to investigate and report on the state of contemporary marriage.
And no private agency, academic institution or private foundation has stepped forward to take on the task of monitoring the indices of marital health.It contributes to the physical, emotional and economic health of men, women and children, and thus to the nation as a whole.It is also one of the most highly prized of all human relationships and a central life goal of most Americans.They enjoy their single life and they experience few of the traditional pressures from church, employers or the society that once encouraged men to marry.Moreover, the sexual revolution and the trend toward cohabitation offer them some of the benefits of marriage without its obligations.Choose a time, a topic, a location and Rabbi Pearlson will meet you and raise your knowledge quotient. We know that work, family…a host of obligations may prevent you from coming to us, so we will come to you! (If not, your mother will not be pleased.) Make it a Learning Lunch. Make it an evening, a Sunday, a mid-afternoon respite from your daily grind. Kabbalah/Mysticism Hidden Codes of The Torah Chasidism and Ecstasy What is Judaism’s attitude toward “Life after Death”? What does Studies Israel, American Jewry and Zionism: A Crash Course in Israeli Parties and Politics Terrorism and Islamic Fundamentalism Business Ethics: A Practical Guide To Everyday Situations Anti-Semitism In America: On the Rise or Waning?