Tag: marriage

The Millennial Marriage Tipping Point

August 18, 2015
The Millennial Marriage Tipping Point

For several years the media has gorged on doom and gloom in most of its coverage of Millennials. I once shared the view that hookup culture was widely embraced by this generation and predicted an eventual crisis in Millennial marriage and family formation among them. I was as surprised as anyone when my own statistical analysis […]

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Good News Re Sex Trends for Millennials

July 23, 2015
Good News Re Sex Trends for Millennials

Lots of charty goodness for you today A new CDC study confirms that during the last 30 years, teen sex has dropped sharply, and birth control use has increased dramatically. (H/T: Marginal Revolution) One result is a massive 57% drop in the teen birth rate during that time, a very positive development. This is in keeping with […]

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Comforting Marriage Statistics

June 15, 2015
Comforting Marriage Statistics

Here are some interesting marriage statistics, and also an announcement about the next HUS movie discussion. First, check out this wedding photo. It’s courtesy of Daisy Beatty, a longtime HUS reader and full-time photographer who works out of NYC. I plan to feature more of her work in future posts. She has taken incredible photographs […]

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Why Do Men Value Different Traits in Wives and Daughters?

April 27, 2015
Why Do Men Value Different Traits in Wives and Daughters?

An Insight Into the 21st Century Man, a new online survey of 818 men commissioned by the Shriver Report, reveals a fascinating contradiction in male preferences and attitudes towards women. They want submissive wives but rather dominant daughters. Men’s top three qualities for wives are: Intelligent Attractive Sweet But here’s what they prize in a daughter: Intelligent […]

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The Worrisome Increase in Sexless Relationships

January 27, 2015
The Worrisome Increase in Sexless Relationships

In the article Searching for Sex in last Sunday’s New York Times, economist Seth Stephens-Davidowitz applies his expertise on Google search data to shine a light on what information people seek online, and what that tells us about our preoccupations. He views the search data as a step above social science surveys – here we […]

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