What's wrong with infidelity?

Attitudes towards sex and sexual morality have changed dramatically in the past few decades, with ever fewer Westerners clucking over such things as premarital sex or love between two men or two women, but infidelity is still seen as a nuclear no-go zone in relationships. In fact, studies show that even as we have become … Continue reading What's wrong with infidelity?

What’s wrong with infidelity?

Attitudes towards sex and sexual morality have changed dramatically in the past few decades, with ever fewer Westerners clucking over such things as premarital sex or love between two men or two women, but infidelity is still seen as a nuclear no-go zone in relationships. In fact, studies show that even as we have become … Continue reading What’s wrong with infidelity?

Single moms are five times more likely to be poor than married moms

Few institutions in America have evolved over the last 50 years quite like motherhood. More women are having their children later in life. Or they’re doing so in less traditional ways: before marriage, without marriage, or with unmarried partners. Single motherhood has grown so common in America that demographers now believe half of all children […]

The Divorce Rate Is Not Going Down, And If It Is, Marriage Is Still In Shambles

According to The New York Times’ Claire Cain Miller, the conventional wisdom that half of all marriages end in divorce and that the divorce rates are climbing is wrong — divorce peaked in the 1970s and 1980s, and has dropped ever since. “It is no longer true that the divorce rate is rising, or that … Continue reading The Divorce Rate Is Not Going Down, And If It Is, Marriage Is Still In Shambles

Raising Kids and Running a Household: How Working Parents Share the Load

Family life is changing, and so, too, is the role mothers and fathers play at work and at home. As more mothers have entered the U.S. workforce in the past several decades,the share of two-parent households in which both parents work full time now stands at 46%, up from 31% in 1970. At the same … Continue reading Raising Kids and Running a Household: How Working Parents Share the Load