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Divorced parents start dating again

Among those who do agree, men (31%) are slightly more likely to do so than women (26%).

In the future, always ask who’ll be on duty before you say yes to a sleepover.

Lenore here again: Because…a man is assumed to be a predator unless his wife is around? Would it possibly make more sense to (as I always suggest) teach your child to recognize, resist and report abuse, rather than to assume the very worst is going to happen when they encounter a male of the species?

But among never-married adults ages 30 to 50, men (27%) are more likely than women (8%) to say they do not want to marry.

Though they say they would like to wed, most Americans are not in a hurry to do so.

Marriage now has more competition from other lifestyles, such as living alone or living with an unmarried partner.

A rising share of births are to mothers who are not married, meaning that marriage is no longer seen by many as the only gateway to parenthood.

In 2011, the median age at first marriage was at a record high—about 29 for men and about 27 for women, according to census data.

The median age at first marriage, which declined for the first half of the 20 century, has been rising since then.

Among widowed men and women, only 8% want to wed again.

Men and women’s attitudes about marrying for the first time are not different among young adults.

The choices of these young adults are in large part responsible for the growing share of Americans who have never married.