Newly-married ladies usually take photos or head right to the reception after their nuptials. But a new survey finds modern wives are doing something else in between: they’re updating their relationship statuses on Facebook.
There is a growing trend among America’s married couples that appears to be gaining ground as a result of a challenging economy and unsettled job market.
That trend is the commuter marriage. But what is it?
Fifty-two percent of Americans over the age of 18 are married. This is down from 57 percent a decade ago. Perhaps the decline has to do with the fact that many young people don’t believe having a successful marriage is one of the most important parts of their life.
If you’ve recently tied the knot for the first time, here’s a bit of a buzzkill: according to new research about first marriages from the CDC, you only have about a 50 percent chance of staying married long enough to celebrate your 20th wedding anniversary.
Just 45 years ago, interracial marriage was banned in many US states. But after the Supreme Court’s landmark ruling in Loving v. Virginia declared such bans unconstitutional in 1967, those couples were free to marry — and a new study finds they’re doing so at an increasing rate.