Personal aspirations and marriage later
...Aspirations and Marriage Later in Life Problem ment Although teenage pregnancy rates continue to be high in the United States, many teenage parents, including countless adults, decide to marry later (Lindsay, 1996). This social pattern can have diverse implications. People might be marrying later because the institution of marriage has lost its relevance to modern times, due to the cohabitation practices and widespread casual sex activities among some people (Regnerus & Uecker, 2011). Or, people might be marrying later because marriage has become too important for them to do so haphazardly (Regnerus & Uecker, 2011), especially considering... the expenses of having children and maintaining a...