Geraldo says ‘beta marriage’ is a bad idea for women

Red-pillism’s are showing up more and more in the main stream media.  FoxNews recently hosted a discussion on the topic of ‘beta marriages’ where the idea is that a couple can setup housekeeping for 2 years and then decide to dissolve the relationship w/out going through divorce proceedings.

Geraldo is opposed to this idea on the grounds that it deprives women of the one thing they bring to the marriage table – their youth. Specifically:

“I know this may provoke a Stephen Smith-like reaction, but I think essentially — although there’s an increase in two-income marriages — generally speaking, the man is the breadwinner, more often than not, although now increasingly women do work. But what I think a woman brings to a marriage more than anything else, to a relationship, is her youth. Her youth is a fragile and diminishing resource. So if a woman were to invest two years in one of these marriages, and then to be rejected by the man, I think that she has given up a valuable asset that is unequal — in other words, the man gets everything and the woman gets nothing from this arrangement.”

Afterwards Geraldo went to twitter to defend his position from the predictable backlash:

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2 responses to “Geraldo says ‘beta marriage’ is a bad idea for women”

  1. donalgraeme says :

    Hadn’t heard of this idea before. Awful, on a lot of levels. Including the one that he mentions.

  2. A Northern Observer says :

    The commentary on another TV show was this was a re-packaging of an old practice called ‘living together.’

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