"So if men today are slackers, and if they’re retreating from marriage en masse, women should look in the mirror and ask themselves what role they’ve played to bring about this transformation.
"Fortunately, there is good news: women have the power to turn everything around. All they have to do is surrender to their nature -- their femininity -- and let men surrender to theirs.
"If they do, marriageable men will come out of the woodwork."
Really? Because the woodwork around here, for me and my fellow celibate traditionalist Christian singles, looks awfully quiet.Venker's intentions are honorable, I'm sure. But like most pundits who believe they've found some sort of magic solution to the world's ills, she grossly oversimplifies. The truth is, being feminine and celibate these days is no guarantee that you're going to snag yourself a husband. The current singles scene, including among Christians, is far too complex for any one-size-fits-all answer to solve the problem of women who want to get married but can't.