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Marriage Statistics

New Data Reveals Who's Likely To Get Married More Than Once

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.25.2014 | Divorce

Good news for romantics: The divorce rate may be dismal, but remarriage is on the rise. According to new findings from the Pew Research center, 40 per...

10 Reasons It's Totally Fine To Never Get Married

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 08.07.2014 | Divorce

It's a situation so many young adults will experience at some point in their lives: All your friends and acquaintances seem to be getting married, and...

A Surprising Number Of People Need Their Pet's Approval Before Marriage

Posted 01.31.2014 | Weddings

The U.S. marriage rate is at the lowest point in over a century -- it dropped from 92.3 in 1920 to a mere 31.1 in 2013. Still, many single Americans h...

The Best City For Newlyweds Is...

Posted 09.11.2013 | Weddings

A recent study by reveals that Atlanta is the best U.S. city for newlywed couples starting a life together. The study only looked...

Why Working-Class Americans Aren't Getting Married

Posted 08.13.2013 | Weddings

Recently, we've been hearing that fewer and fewer Americans are tying the knot, with the U.S. marriage rate at its lowest point in more than a century...

What The Vast Majority Of Men Think About Marriage

Posted 07.16.2013 | Weddings

TV and movies would have you believe that men are commitment-phobes who fear the dreaded ball and chain, but it turns out that's just not true. Acc...

I Do or Maybe I Do Not

Marc Joseph | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Marc Joseph

We are aware that we cannot force the younger generation to do just about anything. So if we can't convince them to get married because of love, let's convince them they need to do it to save the economy.

Family Values: Not By Bread Alone

Tera W. Hunter | Posted 05.14.2012 | College
Tera W. Hunter

As opponents to same-sex marriage make headlines, lost is the fact that the real threat to the institution of marriage isn't gender. It's economics.

WATCH: What You Don't Know About Successful Marriages

Posted 03.13.2012 | Weddings

Jenna McCarthy, author of If If Was Easy They'd Call The Whole Damn Thing a Honeymoon, stopped by AOL studios recently to share a few of the surprisin...

The HUGE Mistake 30 Percent Of Divorced Women Made

Jennifer Gauvain | Posted 10.06.2011 | Divorce
Jennifer Gauvain

It was the day she had dreamed about. Standing barefoot at sunset, "Joni" (a former client of mine whose name I have changed) stood looking at the ma...

Does Marriage Still Matter?

Marsha Temlock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Marsha Temlock

In 2009 -- 2010 there was a 13% jump in couples living together, and the number of cohabitation keeps growing. Sure, we can blame it on the bum econom...