Marriage is not what it used to be, according to new data from TIME Magazine. The magazine conducted a poll with the Pew Research Center on the evolution of marriage, and reveals the results today on American Morning.
Among the findings:
– 40 percent of Americans believe marriage is obsolete, up from 28 percent in 1979.
– The median household income of married adults is 41 percent higher than unmarried adults, up 29 percent from 50 years ago.
While it’s no surprise marriage is declining, there’s also evidence marriage is not headed toward extinction. Belinda Luscombe, editor at large at TIME, explains on American Morning how the findings fit with the fact that many actually say they do want marriage some day. Read the full article at: