Tag: Millennials

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 […]

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How Location Affects Your Career and Relationship Prospects

December 10, 2014
How Location Affects Your Career and Relationship Prospects

One of the first tasks in developing an effective dating strategy is conducting an environmental assessment of your local dating market – the pond you compete in. What is the sex ratio where you go to school or live? What is the local dating culture? How easy is it to meet other singles? Which online […]

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The Millennials Dating Script Gets a Rewrite

July 10, 2014
The Millennials Dating Script Gets a Rewrite

H/T to MM Boston College professor Jesse Cronin offers her students an opportunity to earn extra credit in her Perspectives on Western Culture class. The assignment is simple but far from easy: Ask someone out on a date. Cronin says this all came together for her during a lecture she gave about the campus hookup culture […]

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The U.S. Marriage Rate Rebounds

February 12, 2014
The U.S. Marriage Rate Rebounds

Marriage Stages a Comeback! proclaims the Atlantic, but with one caveat: It’s strongest among the college educated. According to Pew Research, the number of new marriages is higher than at any point in the last four years: But 87% of the growth occurred among the college educated:

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