Monthly Archives: May 2013

Living Together Before Marriage No Longer Predicts Divorce

Researchers for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a marriage survey last year in which they interviewed 22,000 men and women between the ages of fifteen and forty-four.  Forty percent of those interviewed  in the study were married.  In their study, researchers found that the growing trend of...

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Sharing Finances in a Marriage

When two people are united in marriage, they simplify their lives by combining financial assets such as checking and saving accounts, a move which, according to one marriage therapist, Beth Erickson,  brings “greater intimacy.”  Erickson’s view is shared by the majority of Americans as showed by a recent survey conducted...

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