In 2007, the US economy entered a recession. The economy contracted and the unemployment rate was rising. The insolvency of Bear Stearns in March of 2008 prompted the Federal Reserve of New York to infuse $25 billion into the bank to provide life support pending a merger or purchase.
There was never any discussion about the married status of these biblical people. It was simply assumed that they were all straight, just like my family: a mom and dad, children, grandparents, aunts and uncles.