Wife, Inc.: The Business of Marriage in the Twenty-First Century

According to Wife, Inc., dating, marital commitment, and married life have been reconfigured in the 21st century, such that the work of wifedom occurs in online dating sites, on reality television, in social media, and on the campaign trail.  No longer the stuff of marriage vows, these realms are now controlled by brand management and marketability. To prosper, women must appear confident, empowered, and sexually savvy.  In conversation with Elisa Kreisinger, Executive Producer at Refinery29 and host of the podcast and video series Strong Opinions Loosely Held, author Suzanne Leonard will guide listeners through the stages of this new “wife cycle”.