Fewer Millennial Couples Are Opting To Get married..

Long ago, marriage was, for the most part, an economic arrangement. This later evolved into a way for people to express their love and commitment to each other. Marriage may be shifting again as Millennials (those born in the 1980s and 1990s) are either not marrying at all or marrying much later. At this point in time, the median age at first marriage is 27 for women and 29 for men. This is up about 7 years since the 1960s and may be slowly climbing. According to a recent report out of the Urban Institute, an unparalleled number of millennials will remain unmarried through age 40. Furthermore, the marriage rate is predicted to drop to 70 percent. This is around 10 – 20 percent lower than the last three generations. In fact, a 2014 paper out of the ​Pew Research Center reports this is the biggest drop in the marriage rate in history…

Read more: https://www.verywellmind.com/millennials-and-marriage-the-state-of-their-unions-4136853  ​

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