Today’s Youth Want to Return to the 1950s Family

Over the past several years, the media has reluctantly reported on studies of the unhappiness of the modern American woman. Cultural writers commenting on the phenomena pepper their commentary with words like “alarmed” and “concerned” and appear to be perplexed that young women today are rejecting feminism and actually longing to be full-time homemakers and mothers.

In fact, the longing to be a full-time homemaker, long associated with domestic drudgery, is so baffling to the established media that Fox News felt it was newsworthy enough to include it in a Lifestyle section with the headline: “Woman quits job to take care of husband like a 1950s housewife: ‘I’m living how I always wanted.’