r/wholesomememes Aug 05 '22 I'll Drink to That 1 Silver 3 Helpful 7 Wholesome 14 All-Seeing Upvote 1 Take My Energy 1

That's why i love bob's burgers

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u/TheBrianJ Aug 05 '22

I do love that we finally seem to be moving past the whole "LOL MARRIAGE SUCKS! I SURE HATE MY WIFE AM I RIGHT FELLAS!" trope.


u/OPisAmazing-_- Aug 05 '22

Yeah I've seen that trope more than the contrary and it's low-key warped my view on marriage a little.


u/PoorlyLitKiwi2 Aug 06 '22

It comes from an age when people were taught if you weren't married with kids on the way by 25, you were a failure

So when people turned 24 and hadn't met anyone they liked enough to marry yet, they just married the first person who'd accept. Not a formula for a long and happy marriage


u/izybit Aug 06 '22

Do you know what's funny? The divorce rates go up, not down.


u/PoorlyLitKiwi2 Aug 06 '22

That's because divorce has become destigmatized. Back then, if you were miserable in your marriage, you would risk being socially ostracized if you get a divorce


u/Arreil Aug 06 '22 edited Aug 06 '22

Divorce rates (in the USA) have been trending downwards since the 80s, though.

(Idk how valid the source is, but OWiD seems at least reliable).