"While unemployment is an ordeal for anyone, it still appears to be more traumatic for men. Men without jobs are more likely to commit crimes and go to prison. They are less likely to wed, more likely to divorce, and more likely to father a child out of wedlock. Ironically, unemployed men tend to do even less housework than men with jobs and often retreat from family life, says W. Bradford Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia." To read the entire article, follow the link below.http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/the-slow-disappearance-of-the-american-working-man-08242011_page_2.html
For further insight on this matter, I highly recommend Dr. Albert Mohler's podcast. Dr. Mohler serves as president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.