Sunday, September 8, 2019

Fewer People Are Getting Married. The Reason Why Is Stunning, According to Science

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Have you noticed, indeed, that you've been invited to fewer weddings lately?

It might be because you've been known to misbehave when the good wishes and champagne flow.

It might also be because there are fewer weddings occurring. Marriage rates have dipped 8 points since 1990.

Let's turn, then, to the large brains at Cornell University to enlighten us as to why.

Their new study, tantalizingly entitled Mismatches In the Marriage Market, tried to examine what might lie behind the trend toward more people living non-married lives.  Read more >>