She states that unlike men of the past, Millennial men are
Why do women leave these men? The women “just wanted something new”. And as I noted in a previous post, it isn’t just heterosexual women: lesbians divorce at twice the rate of gay men.
For heterosexual women, divorce simply isn’t as costly. In some US states she’ll get lifetime alimony, and custody of the children is almost guaranteed even if she’s not the best parent.
But I have a major disagreement with Gunther. She writes,
And here’s a huge part of the problem: How can he serve her needs? What about his needs? Neither Gunther nor the women she counsels seem to have thought much about that.
Though politically incorrect and rarely discussed, many women’s sense of entitlement is a significant problem in relationships. And men are all too quick to indulge women instead of setting boundaries.
Some young men are overeager to jump into marriage, so Millennials being less interested in marriage is a positive rather than a negative trend. And middle age men who avoid remarrying are wise, not selfish.
We need to teach boys and men that not only is it okay to set boundaries with women, it’s a necessity. Marriage is an enormous risk for men, and boundary setting begins even before the first date. Men should be slower to commit, and should walk out the door if she balks at his boundary setting.
I still don’t know what to make of the MGTOW movement (men going their own way). At first glance it looks like an overreaction. But perhaps not all MGTOW want to exile women from their lives, and will accept women who respect men’s boundaries.
Francis Roy lists some of these boundaries:
I can imagine a lot of women having a strong negative reaction to this, but such women are the ones divorcing good men.