Oct. 15, 2009

The States of Marriage and Divorce

Marriage, divorce and remarriage rates vary significantly among states as do average education and income levels. Analysis of new Census data reveals some interesting patterns.

Jul. 18, 2007

Modern Marriage: “I Like Hugs. I Like Kisses. But What I Really Love is Help with the Dishes.”

What makes a marriage work? A new Pew survey finds that “sharing household chores” has moved way up on the charts.

Jul. 1, 2007

As Marriage and Parenthood Drift Apart, Public Is Concerned about Social Impact

At a time when nearly four-in-ten births in this country are to an unmarried mother, the public says unwed parenting is a big problem for society. But Americans are far less inclined now than a generation ago to say children are important to a successful marriage, according to a new Pew Research Center survey.

Mar. 14, 2006

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

One in five Americans (22%) now has a close relative married to someone of a different race.