Lecture Description

Today Americans spend less than half of their years between 18 and 55 as part of a married couple, down from 80 percent in the 1960s. And 41 percent of people 55 and older are unmarried. Marriage is not dead, but it is no longer the main place we make all our decisions and life transitions, or incur obligations to others. This lecture describes the role and dynamics of unmarried relationships and show how these social changes are changing all the “rules” of marriage itself.


Family Social and Cultural

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