Facts on Love and Marriage in America

Facts on Love and Marriage in America

Pew Research Center published eight facts about love and marriage that reflect the changing nature of Americans and our perception about what love and marriage look like. The first fact they list might seem obvious: why we get married. The overwhelming reason we do so, at least for 88% of us, is love. However, looking at the details reveal fascinating nuances. Many people don’t get legally married simply because of love. Legal rights and financial stability play a big role in the decision-making. There are many other interesting details in this fact sheet that reflect our rapidly changing society. You can read the eight facts here.