[B]oth “red” and “blue” America offer paths to family stability, with the latter depending more on delayed marriage and childbearing (and, again, somewhat higher abortion rates) and the former more on “deep normative and religious commitments to marriage.”
2. Red State Families: Better Than We Knew, Family Studies
Thus, one reason the bluest states and reddest states deliver more family stability to their adolescents is that they share relatively low levels of nonmarital childbearing.
3. 13 Surprisings Facts About Marriage Today, MSN
Several studies show that most couples wait, on average, just under three years from the time they started dating to get married. And the average engagement? 14 months.
4. Why Remarrying Isn’t What It Used To Be, TIME
In 1990, 50 out of every 1,000 previously-married men and women got married again. In 2013, it was 28, a 40% drop.
5. Marriage Isn't The Only Relationship That's In Trouble For 20-Somethings, Deseret News National
In short, millennials are shaping up not only to be the unmarried generation, but a generation of singles.
6. Regan: Marriage Is Going Out Of Style, And That Could Hurt, USA Today
In 2012, 45% of 18- to 30-year-olds lived with older family members, up from 39% in 1990 and 35% in 1980.
7. Multiracial in America, Pew Research Center
More than 40 years ago, only one of every 100 babies younger than 1 year old and living with two parents was multiracial. By 2013, it was one-in-ten.
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