1. A Longtime Proponent Of Marriage Wants To Reassess The Institution’s Future, The Washington Post
“It’s striking. She’s pro-marriage,” said Andrew Cherlin, a sociologist
at Johns Hopkins University who writes about the marriage gap, most
recently in the book “Labor’s Love Lost.” “So this is like a general who’s lost several battles saying, ‘I’m not sure it’s worth continuing the war.’”
2. Should We Stop Tracking The Divorce Rate?, Las Vegas Review-Journal
“It’s not often you see in Washington academic researchers — many of who
are perhaps liberal — along with socially conservative groups that use
marriage data for an advocacy agenda team up,” said Cohn.
3. Hundreds Of Retirees Share Secrets To A Happy Marriage, USA Today
And they said when you "look back from the finish line over a half
century or more of marriage, lifelong marriage is incredibly good. It's
almost indescribable. It's such a source of joy," he says.
4. Letter From the Editor: Marriage, And When Liberals Are Wrong, The New York Times
We should also be willing to say when we think liberals don’t have a
claim on the evidence — such as when they argue that education is overrated (but still send their own children to expensive colleges) or when they argue that marriage isn’t very important.
5. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do, But Science Can Help, National Public Radio
In fact, one small study found that under an MRI scanner, the brains of the heartsick can resemble the brains of those experiencing cocaine withdrawal.
6. Married People Aren’t Just Richer And Better-educated. They’re Also Having More Babies, The Washington Post
At the same time, non-marital births to mothers in "cohabiting unions"
with a partner have been increasing over the past decade, up from 41
percent in 2002 to 58 percent.
7. Why Stick With Marriage?, The National Review Online
Tell moderately educated young men and women the truth that
college-educated people know and live by: It is better for you and your
children to wait until you are married before you conceive a child.
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