Recession Helping Young Couples Prepare for the Relentless Penury of Marriage


“We have talked about our future and talked about marriage,” Mr. Watkins said. “This time actually builds a foundation for the mentality necessary to get married.”

Ha, that’s right, Maurice! Best to wean yourself off of fun now! Because that’s exactly what marriage is like: a recession. One loooong recession that never ends. Ever. Good luck, you crazy kids!

Dating When the A.T.M. Warns Against It [City Room/NYT]