1. Husbands And Wives: Who Works, Who Doesn't?, National Public Radio
By the turn of the century, the standard had reversed: In nearly two-thirds of. . . marriages, both people worked full time. But in the past 15 years, not much has changed.
2. Men, Women Differ On Morals of Sex, Relationships, Gallup
Americans are finding more behaviors or social issues "morally acceptable" than they have in the past, but men and women still differ on several issues, notably those related to sex and relationships.
3. More Than Money: How To Make A Marriage Work When She’s The Primary Breadwinner, The Washington Post
Although a growing share of married mothers earn the majority of income
for their families—slightly less than one-quarter of married families
with children, according to the American Community Survey, it’s clear that some men in homes with female breadwinners find this new reality hard.
4. Multiracial Marriages Are Dispersing Across The Country, Brookings
To be sure the greatest prevalence of multiracial marriages are in
melting-pot states such as Hawaii, where three in 10 marriages are
multiracial, as well as Alaska and Oklahoma, where the share is nearly
two in 10.
5. The Institution of Marriage: Still Going Strong, National Journal
About two-thirds of younger participants felt that marriage was still
relevant and led to a happier, healthier, more fulfilled life. But older
participants were much more positive, with three of every four older
participants saying that marriage still had an important place in
6. How Marriage Makes Men Better Fathers, Family Studies
Living apart from his first child, he continued, “was painful because a
father’s love is so often expressed through providing and protecting.
And it’s difficult to provide and protect without presence.”
7. 144 Years Of Marriage And Divorce In The United States, In One Chart, The Washington Post
A surge in Baby Boomers in the 1950s and 1960s greatly increased the
population; since the Boomers were almost all too young to marry, the
per capita marriage rate declined. Once the Boomers got old enough to
tie the knot, marriage rates rose back to pre-WWII levels.
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