Dating and marriage facts
Millennials and Generation Z have been at the vanguard of changing views on same-sex marriage.
About half of Gen Zers and Millennials say gay and lesbian couples being allowed to marry is a good thing for our society, while 33% of Gen Xers, 27% of Boomers and 18% of Silents say the same, according to the 2019 report.
About seven-in-ten adults (71%) said it was very important for a man to be able to support a family financially to be a good husband or partner, while just 32% said the same for a woman to be a good wife or partner. Roughly half of cohabiters are younger than 35 – but cohabitation is rising most quickly among Americans ages 50 and older.
For instance, she said, the city’s domestic violence shelters are paid for through a federal program intended to help families, and so have few spots for single victims.
In the end, education may be the best way to push domestic violence rates down further, Ms. The attitudes that drive that violence are deeply embedded in patriarchal culture.
One problem the task force hopes to tackle is the spotty coordination and communication among the police, prosecutors, city housing officials and organizations that provide services to victims.
Those organizations say the information one agency has too often remains cut off from other agencies that need it.This reflects a steady increase in intermarriage since 1967, when just 3% of newlyweds were intermarried, according to a 2017 Pew Research Center analysis.