By Carol Morello, The Washington Post
The proportion of adults who are married has plunged to record lows as more people decide to live together now and wed later, reflecting decades of evolving attitudes about the role of marriage in society.
Just 51 percent of all adults who are 18 and older are married, placing them on the brink of becoming a minority, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of census statistics to be released Wednesday. That represents a steep drop from 57 percent who were married in 2000.
Note by the editor: This topic is probably the top topic that divides those wishing to observe an Islamic way of life and those who are promoting ‘Western values’. Muslims condemn this ‘marriage-less’ society, even at the cost of ‘appearing behind the times’ …