Wednesday, March 09, 2011

Defeating Marriage & Destroying Family: Survey

As the U.S. follows the European dechristianization model, where few people get married, the youngest adults in America now see little need for marriage according to the latest from Pew Research.

Sexualization of children and indoctrination in the Gay Agenda are having the desired effect.

For extensive background read Marriage Obsolete: American Poll

-- From "Report: Millennials say marriage ideal but parenthood the priority" by Jason Hanna, CNN 3/9/11

. . . only 30% of ["millenial"] adults 18-29 surveyed in January 2010 put having a successful marriage in the ["important things" category].

. . . when young adults of Generation X were asked the same question during a Washington Post/Kaiser/Harvard survey in 1997 . . . 35% put a successful marriage at the same level.

There was not a strong correlation found between the marital status of their parents and millenials' views on marriage. Of those whose parents were married, 32 percent said marriage was one of the most important things. Of those whose parents were not married, 27 percent called marriage important.

The correlation was much stronger among Gen-Xers. Forty-two percent with married parents said marriage was the most important thing in life, and 23% who grew up with unmarried parents put marriage in the same category.

That's not shocking stuff, considering that an October survey, according to a report from Pew and Time, found that 40% of all American adults believe marriage is becoming obsolete, up from just 28% in 1978.

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From "For Millennials, Parenthood Trumps Marriage" by Wendy Wang and Paul Taylor, Pew Research Center 3/9/11

Pew Research surveys also find that Millennials are less likely than adults ages 30 and older to say that a child needs a home with both a father and mother to grow up happily and that single parenthood and unmarried couple parenthood are bad for society.

In many—but not all—respects, these attitudinal changes mirror behavioral changes. Young adults today are slower to marry than were their counterparts in older generations. Just 22% of Millennials are currently married. Back when Gen Xers were the same age that Millennials are now, some three-in-ten of them were married, as were more than four-in-ten Baby Boomers and more than half of the members of the Silent Generation (ages 65 and older).

The delay in marriage among today’s young adults has been accompanied by a corresponding increase in the rate of out-of-wedlock births. Just over half (51%) of all births among Millennials in 2008 were to unwed mothers, compared with just under four-in-ten (39%) among Gen Xers in 1997, when they were the same age that Millennials are now.

However, the overall incidence of parenthood among young adults has declined. In 2010, 36% of women ages 18 to 29 had ever had [live] children; in 1998, that figure was 41%.

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