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Jane Austen's Advice: Choose the Right Man and Live Happily Ever After

Joeboo Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 10:20 AM
Here's a man's corollary to Marianne's question: "I know a girl who is sweet, even tempered and kind. But she's a little plain and not much fun at a party. I recently met a hot stripper who really turns me on and I can't stop thinking about, but I found out she's addicted to heroin and on parole for armed robbery - should I follow my throbbing "heart" or go the Sense and Sensibility route?

Culture Challenge of the Week:  Finding A Good Man

Call it the lament of the young, single woman: there are no good men left. Or if there are, where are they? And how can a young woman pursue a healthy, marriage-minded relationship in a singles culture of casual sex and perpetual adolescence?

In her new book, The Jane Austen Guide to Happily Ever After (Regnery Publishing, 2012), Elizabeth Kantor provides some answers. She writes, “Of course it’s no secret that modern mating rituals have gone badly wrong.” And indeed they have: the number of cohabitating couples...