1. Four Ways To Divorce-Proof Your Marriage, Today
If you earn between $50,000 and $75,000 a year, divorce is 39 percent less likely.
2. The Divorce-Proof Marriage, The Atlantic
Couples who dated for at least three years before their engagement
were 39 percent less likely to get divorced than couples who dated less
than a year before getting engaged.
3. For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe, National Public Radio
Among young women without a college degree — those like Michelle
Sheridan — 55 percent of births are outside marriage, according to an
analysis by the research group Child Trends. For those with at least a four-year degree, it's just 9 percent.
4. A Nation Divided By Marriage, Washington Examiner
We know. . . that Americans who
pursue a success sequence, in which they first get educated, then get
jobs, then get married, then have kids, in that sequence, enjoy markedly
higher levels of economic success as well as a lower risk of divorce
5. For Richer, For Poorer: How Family Structures Economic Success In America, American Enterprise Institute
How much do changes in marriage and family stability affect this
shifting economic landscape, the economic status of men, and the health
of the American dream?
6. Couples Who Met Online Three Times More Likely To Divorce, The Telegraph
[T]he new research from Michican suggests that 86 percent of online daters
were concerned that profiles contained false information suggesting that
trust may have been damaged at an early stage in the relationship.
7. Why Marriage Is the Best Environment for Kids, Brookings Institution
[O]ne of the central themes of the book: how to change “drifters” into
“planners” in order to “have people take responsibility and make
explicit choices about when to have children, whether to have children,
who to have children with, and not to treat it so casually.”
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