marriage

I’m a Single Black Girl and I Refuse to be Scared by the Statistics Saying I Will Never Get Married

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Statistically speaking, black women do have a tougher time in the world of dating, but what’s the benefit in knowing that? As a black woman I’m probably more likely to get struck by lightning than get married. Okay, I definitely made that up. But with...

70% of Men Aged 20-34 Are Not Married

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Men just aren’t the marrying type any more, and in her new book, “Marriage Matters, Janice Shaw Crouse, says that many men live in a state of “perpetual adolescence”. According to Crouse it’s depressing that men aren’t marrying women like they did back in Laura...

Open Thread: Why Do You Think Some People Choose Not To Marry?

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My uncle and his girlfriend have been together since I’ve been born. Close to 35 years. They live together. Do everything together, but they’ve never discussed marriage. Sometimes I feel odd referring to her as my ‘aunt’, which signifies blood relation or marriage to me,...

Oklahoma Lawmaker Wants To Test Everybody For STDs Before Marriage

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An Oklahoma lawmaker wants to make sure those who get married in his state are free of STDs. Senate Bill 733, introduced by state Sen. Anthony Sykes (R), would make sure both people in the marriage receive a blood test to make sure they’re not...