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Posts published in August 2015

It’s Complicated

When my dad was my age, he was a father of three. I was four years old, my sister was two, and the first of four younger brothers was an infant. I, on the other hand, am not a father. I am not married. Only one of my siblings is married – and all but one of us is old enough that we could be. We are poster children for the new cultural reality of postponed marriage. I’ve heard and read a lot about this in the last few years, much of it from already-married people. There has been a…