Social media, in particular, is extra helpful for boys. While 59 percent of teens overall felt that social media helped them connect to their boyfriends and girlfriends, 65 percent of boys felt this way.
2. These Women Can't Find Enough Marriageable Men, CBS
Given the shortage of college-educated men, highly educated women are likely to either look for men who have fewer qualifications (and likely earn less) than them, or else skip marriage entirely, the researchers said.
3. Is There A Shortage Of Marriageable Men?, Newsweek
We also found that concerns about a shortage of marriageable men among black Americans are likely due to high rates of incarceration and early death among black men.
4. Relationship Breakdown: Family Stability Is Vital For A Thriving Society, The Telegraph
Relationship breakdown currently costs Britain an estimated £47 billion a year, but just £7.5 million of government funding is made available for prevention.
Notably, the percentage of adults married in the United States fell from 52 percent in 2005 to 45 percent in 2010.
6. When It Comes To Family Structure, The U.S. Is A Laggard, Family Studies
In these regions, the United States (27 percent), the United Kingdom (24 percent), and New Zealand (24 percent) exhibit particularly high levels of single parenthood.
7. 10 Heroic Things You Can Do To Save Your Marriage, Deseret News National
“The third big takeaway from their research was that those who considered their spouse a ‘best friend’ boasted the highest levels of happiness — in fact, the well-being benefits were twice as large for those couples. . ."
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