Do you value the practice of marriage?


Fact: A record-low 51 percent of adults aged 18 and older in the United States were married in 2010, compared with 72 percent in 1960. The new report, conducted by a Pew Research Center, has people discussing about whether or not the act of matrimony, or marriage, is still considered sacred/important.

While some argue that the mass population no longer views marriage in the same light, Bradford Wilcox, a director at the University of Virginia, says that the decline is also related to the economic fallout. “Americans see marriage at least in part as an economic undertaking,” he told MSNBC.


TeenSpot: Is the act of marriage sacred and/or important to you — Yes or No?

  

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