Divorce rates are highest among couples in their 20s. What causes ‘starter marriages’ to fall apart, and what can you learn from them? Brides and grooms who said ‘I don’t’ before turning 30 tell all to Aida Edemariam
One consequence of America’s diversity explosion is a rise in multiracial marriages. In 1960, before immigration levels to the United States started to rise, multiracial marriages constituted only 0.4 percent of all U.S. marriages. That figure increased to 8.4 percent in 2010 and for recent newlyweds, 15 percent.
It might not seem like news, but women exhibit considerably more empathy towards their partners than men do, according to a large-scale study at Griffith University and the University of Queensland in Australia.
The shift towards late motherhood – commonly defined as motherhood after 35 – is often presented as a story of progress and technological liberation from the biological clock. The narrative goes something…