1. Are Women More Likely Than Men To End A Relationship?, ESPN
A review of the literature on divorce that appeared in the journal
American Law and Economics Review. . . found that 60 percent to 80 percent of divorces in the U.S. are filed by women.
2. Marriage Remains the Gold Standard, The New York Times
Marriage, by contrast, is marked by a public, dramatic expression of
commitment that functions to make each spouse underline their commitment
to one another, to foster needed support from friends and family on
behalf of the relationship and to recognize their relationship in the
eyes of the state.
3. Two Marines, One Deployment And The End Of A Marriage, National Public Radio
I used to have nightmares that someone would knock on the door with a flag. And that's all that I was gonna get back.
4. The Cost Of A Wedding: Colorado Couples Share Their Budgets And Planning Advice, Denver Post
According to The Knot, the average wedding in the U.S. cost $31,213 in 2014.
5. The Surprising Benefits Of Marrying Young, The Art of Manliness
A 2010 study
found that couples who married between the ages of 22 and 25 were more
likely to describe their marriage as “very happy” than couples who got
married in other age brackets.
6. Intact Families, Continued: The Red-County Advantage, The New York Times
“The data suggest that marriage is more likely to ground and guide adult
lives, including the entry into parenthood, in red America."
7. A Father’s Struggle to Stop His Daughter’s Adoption, The Atlantic
In the United States, when an unmarried man has a baby, his partner can
give it up without his consent—unless he happens to know about an
obscure system called the responsible father registry.
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