The sanctity of marriage
Let us not pretend that the criminally high divorce rate isn't linked with the demonisation of corporal punishment between spouses. And I am not some out-of-touch fuddy duddy who thinks husbands should spank their wives and not the other way round. As long as someone gets spanked if the housework isn't done then marital bliss is assured:
In fact I offer my services to a number of couples where neither of them is mature enough to 'take the lead' as it were, and punish both parties accordingly:
Divorce is far too easy nowadays. In the good old days you stayed married through thick and thin. Maybe the husband did have a saucy little secretary he spent the odd lunchtime at the Dorchester with, and maybe the wife did have a few flings with the postman, but it was all done discreetly and as long as there was food on the table at the end of the day that was all that mattered. It is this self-sacrifice that is missing in this generation.