Dating new scandinavians
Melodifestivalen is the planet’s biggest pop competition you’ve probably never heard of.We caught up with competitors Benjamin Ingrosso and Jessica Andersson ahead of Sweden’s Saturday night spectacular, to explain why you should be tuning in Scandinavians have been trying to find innovative ways to capture sunlight for more than a century in order to combat seasonal depression.USA Today echoed these sentiments recently, suggesting that marriage in parts of Scandinavia is dying. One assumes that there are tens of thousands of abandoned children wandering the streets of Stockholm and Helsinki, neglected and unloved, while the only people getting married, presumably, are romantically-minded gay couples. My personal reaction to Kurz claimas someone who has lived and worked in Sweden since 1986was amazement.In the first place, I wondered why the American researcher would be so worried about marital bliss, or the lack thereof, among people living on the roof of Europe.Eastern European women manage to be mothers, good wives and work full time.The union of two people, especially if they have children, is considered inextricable.Sixty percent of first-born children have unmarried parents, Kurz declared.Not only that, but Sweden is singled out as the world leader in family decline.
The beauty of Slavic women is harmony, inseparable unity of a sensitive, noble soul, and a gracious appearance.Researcher Stanley Kurz raised the red flag a couple of years ago, when he claimed in the influential conservative journal The Weekly Standard that marriage is slowly dying in Scandinavia.A majority of children in Sweden and Norway are born out of wedlock.Some of these unmarried couples decide eventually to have a wedding, if only as an excuse to have a big party.No stigma In fact, the argument by Kurz and other researchers in the USA that marriage is dying in Scandinavia is debatable. Perhaps the great British statesman Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881) had a point when he remarked: There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.