The days when most young women stepped off a high school or college graduation platform straight into marriage are waning. Women today are either postponing matrimony, taking advantage of career opportunities, or are shying away altogether from marriage and choosing instead to live with their partners. In fact, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the proportion of unmarried women of child bearing age (15-44) as a percentage of all women 15-44 is at the highest level ever 49 percent. [more …]
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