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Thursday, November 18, 2010

Will people get married much in the future?

Daily News - 11.18.10 by Nina Mandell

Forget about tying that knot? Forty percent of adults said marriage is becoming less important today.
Four out of 10 adults agree marriage is so passé, according to a new Pew Center Research Survey.

In the survey, which was taken in part with Time magazine, American adults today said they are far more likely to skip the walk down the aisle than in 1978 when only 28% of survey respondents thought the institution was outdated and pointless.

The study also looked at people’s attitudes towards gay marriage, adoption, the importance of family and other changes in societal norms since the 1960s.

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