Avrum G. Weiss
3 min readOct 10, 2022

Men’s Fear of Commitment

Marriage is an institution. If you want to spend the rest of your life in an institution, go right ahead. Father to his son on his wedding day.

The stereotype in our culture is that marriage is an institution that benefits women but costs men, so women try to entrap men into marriage, and men try to stay single for as long as possible, holding onto the freedom they believe women want to take from them.

These cultural stereotypes persist despite evidence that marriage serves men much more than women in almost every way. Married men are better off than single men; they are…