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The Number of Marriages That Last Has Gone Up

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According to the Washington Post people are getting married later than they used to.  And while that seems like it woud go againest everything that is tradiontal . . . it’s actually making marriage stronger.

According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 75% of couples who got married in the ’90s celebrated a 10-year wedding anniversary.  That’s up a very significant 3% from couples who got married in the ’80s.

The main reason for the increase is that people are getting married later in life.  When people wait to get married they tend to be more mature, more financially secure, and more understanding of what they really want in a husband or wife.

It’s also letting people finish their education before they get married.  Studies have shown that people without a college degree are three times more likely to get divorced within 10 years than people with a degree.

The Census Bureau data also shows that more than half of the married couples in the U.S. have been together at least 15 years.  About one in three have been together 25 years, and 6% have been married more than 50 years.

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