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The latest get-married-young thing tells you all you need to know

Just a quick note for people wondering about this new thing by Nicholas Wolfinger on Brad Wilcox’s blog. He says it used to be (before 1995) that getting married young increased the odds of divorce. 259 more words

Research Reports

To tell the truth (right-wing front edition)

The mission of the Institute for Family Studies is “strengthening marriage and family life, and advancing the well-being of children, through research and public education.” As of this morning, this includes not a single use of the words “gay,” “lesbian,” or “same-sex” anywhere on their website, … 210 more words

In The News

Upshot sells Wilcox, but I'm not buying

David Leonhardt at the NYTimes Uphsot has a piece up on the rate of children living with married parents across states. It’s superficial and unhelpful, based as it is off a… 866 more words

Marriage promotion and the myth of teen pregnancy

First some context, then some data.

Ruth Graham has a story in the Boston Globe about how liberals and conservatives — researchers as well as policy advocates — are starting to agree that marriage is good and policy should promote it. 1,031 more words

Marriage

Regnerus responds

Note: Corrected May 3 to reflect that these documents are about post-tenure review, not promotion to full professor. The blogger regrets the error, and thanks the tipster. 3,201 more words

In The News

Is marriage dying?

I have read so many articles, journals and books on the disappearance of marriage from our culture. It is a fact that more an more couples are choosing cohabitation over marriage. 358 more words

The unworkable bachelor tax.

One of the ideas often put forward when discussing declining marriage rates is that our elites are likely to enact a Roman Empire style bachelor tax.   1,202 more words

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