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Marriage rate in China hits lowest on record
China Plus, 20 March 2019.
Only 7.2 people out of every 1,000 got married in China last year, the lowest marriage rate since 2013, according to the National Bureau of Statistics and the Ministry of Civil Affairs.
Is marriage still possible?
Paul Adams - The Epoch Times, 14 March 2019.
The author’s reply es is yes but barely, and only with a lot of community support and personal commitment. There is no utopia in our broken world.
US: Cohabitation is rising, marriage is declining
Mandy Gambrell - WCPO, 7 March 2019.
About 50% of US adults today are married — down 9 percent since its peak of 72 percent in 1960, according to the US Census Bureau.
Marriage and the domino effect
Alyssa Patterson - CSU Signal, 21 February 2019.
Students have diverse upbringings and have been influenced by what marriage is, how it affects children, and how important it should or shouldn’t be.
A reminder that marriage is good, can be great
Charlie Butts -OneNewsNow, 7 February 2019.
National Marriage Week is under way, and the statistics keep proving the benefits of matrimony and a stable home.
How marriage has changed from baby boomers to millennials
Talia Lakritz - Insider, 29 January 2019.
Millennials are often lambasted for “killing” industries or struggling to “adult,” but they’re also more accepting of interfaith and interracial relationships, are striving for more egalitarian housekeeping and parenting roles, and are getting divorced at a lower rate than baby boomers.
Want a happy and successful marriage?
Marcel Schwantes - Inc., 1 February 2019.
You may have been given tips to improve your marriage by friends and family. But were they backed by science?
How can marriage be good for mental health?
David Levine - US News, 11 January 2019.
Studies show that those in long-term marriages tend to view one another more positively over time.
Marriage should not just be for the middle classes
Breda O’Brien - The Irish Times, 12 January 2019.
If marriage is still an aspiration, the odds should not be stacked against working class.
Thailand: Regulation seeks to end child marriages, but…
Sheith Khidhir - The Asean Post, 22 December 2018.
National Human Rights Commissioner Angkhana Neelapai-jit said the Islamic Council’s move was not enough.
Chinese terminology: ‘naked marriage’
The Inquirer, 23 December 2018.
This new term has become popular recently among Chinese netizens and it has a special meaning: getting married without a house, car, diamond ring or a proper wedding ceremony.
Thai Islamic Council bans marriage of children under 17
The Straits Times, 15 December 2018.
Move puts an end to widespread practice of marrying off poor girls in country’s southern provinces.
Australia: is marriage changing?
Caitlin Fitzsimmons - Sydney Morning Herald, 9 December 2018.
Some see evidence of the institution of marriage declining in popularity, but the author considers it as reflective of the fact there’s less social pressure to marry for the sake of it.
Marriage can protect against tribulation
Paul Enck & Nicole Simon - Science Trends, 14 December 2018.
Researchers have now noticed a certain degree of protection against depression.
Marriage gets happier over time
Dan Bates - Daily Mail, 4 December 2018.
Bickering decreases the longer a couple are married and is replaced by humor and understanding, scientists have found.
Low-income parents want a white picket fence before getting married
The Conversation, 28 November 2018.
More money in a paycheck might not be enough to increase marriage rates. When asked why they don’t get married, low-income couples say that there is an “economic bar to marriage.”
Finding love in China’s marriage markets
Layne Vandenberg - The Diplomat, 27 November 2018.
One man’s experience explaining the search for love in China.
Sweden may become latest country to annul child marriages
Saphora Smith - NBC News, 17 November 2018.
Child marriage increases the chances of girls’ dropping out of education, living in poverty and becoming victims of domestic violence.
Finland: Interest in marriage continues to slide, divorce rates remain stable
Yle, 14 november 2018.
Statistics Finland reports that since the 1970s, the average age of people entering into marriage for the first time has risen by seven years.
Marriage, the ultimate marathon
Belinda Mok - The Straits Times - Singapore, 11 November 2018.
The wife of surgeon and marathoner Mok is his biggest supporter and the physiotherapist has grown into an avid runner herself.
Believe it or not, millennials actually like parenting
Janet Manley - Romper, 1 November 2018.
Even as ruminations about mom-guilt, loss of identity, regret, and the death of your sex life after baby proliferate online, many millennial parents feel that parenthood represents a bright spot in a dark world.
Egypt moves to toughen penalties on underage marriage
Ramadan Al Sherbin - Guf News, 27 October 2018.
The Egyptian parliament will debate a draft bill suggesting tougher penalties against underage marriage, as the most populous Arab country is attacked for its population growth.
Child marriage in the US is surprisingly prevalent
Terrence McCoy - The Washington Post, 5 October 2018.
Between 2000 and 2010, an estimated 248,000 children were married, most of whom were girls, some as young as 12, wedding men. Now, under pressure from advocates and amid a nationwide reckoning over gender equality and sexual misconduct, states have begun ending exceptions.
Going to therapy before marriage to get help dealing with their in-laws
Shana Lebowitz - Business Insider, 23 September 2018.
Research suggests that women are more likely than men to experience tension with their in-laws.
Marriage means taking risks
Lucy Denyer - The Telegraph, 16 September 2018.
Think your son or daughter likes a drink? They’re virtually teetotal compared to millenial teens – only half of 18-24-year olds will have had a drink in the past week, compared with 78 per cent in the year 2000.
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