The States of Marriage and Divorce
The proportion of Americans who are currently married has been diminishing for decades and is lower than it has been in at least half a century.
“Sharing household chores” now ranks third in importance on a list of nine items often associated with successful marriages – well ahead of such staples as adequate income, good housing, common interests and shared religious beliefs.
As Marriage and Parenthood Drift Apart, Public Is Concerned about Social Impact
Americans believe that births to unwed women are a big problem for society, and they take a mixed view at best of cohabitation without marriage.
22% of Americans Have a Relative in a Mixed-Race Marriage
That degree of familiarity with — and proximity to — interracial marriage is the latest milestone in what has been a sweeping change in behaviors and attitudes concerning interracial relationships over the past several decades.