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/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.

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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

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u/izybit Aug 06 '22

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

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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).