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May 4, 2012

The Life of Julianne "Full of Win"

31 Years Old
Juilianne meets a nice young man at work. They fall in love and he proposes to her. After they are married, they decide together to have a child. Their combined salaries and health plans easily cover her care throughout her pregnancy. They also begin saving for the expenses to come. -- Cranky T-Rex's Blog: [HT: Morgan's House]

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 4, 2012 10:29 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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What about forty where she divorces him, fucks all his friends, and takes his home, savings, and children?

Posted by: Casca at May 4, 2012 1:15 PM

In this scenario Julianne and hub only have one kid - that's not replacement level is it? And, unlike her mom, Julianne works while kid is in school, therefore not spending the time to transmit the kind of values that made things go well for her. Not a scenario we should optimize for. We need to do better. And we have options, but they are not going to make the dependent classes happy. We ought to go there anyway.

Posted by: RKV at May 6, 2012 9:16 AM

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