Originally Posted by russianrocket
Those other countries might have low divorce rates, and high rates of kids staying at home, but I don't know if those two things are really connected. At least,t he only connection I see, is that both those things are the way they are, because their opposites are taboo and not the norm. Not only that, but you hurt your family and friends by going against that norm. Even if you are unhappy. I'd rather have America. At least you get to make your own choices.
Yes, I agree 100%. I'd much rather be able to leave an abusive marriage without being looked down on or shunned by my community, family, and friends than have to stay just because I'm expected to.