Bucking the Trend and Marrying Young

by Amber Lapp

One married friend of mine, who just completed a master’s program and had her son two days before my son was born, told me that one of her grad school study buddies would often give her a hard time about… More



Early Marriage and Life Satisfaction

by Barbara Ray

By now it’s no surprise that young adults are delaying marriage. Somewhere around 1980, the age of marriage started to creep up. Not surprisingly, that delay corresponded with increasing education levels of women and the declining opportunities for working-class men… More