Young Families Delay Marriage, Not Parenthood

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Jennifer Ludden, national correspondent, NPR
Brad Wilcox, director, National Marriage Project

The National Marriage Project charts a steep decline of the two-parent family among the 58% of Americans with high school diplomas and often some college education, but no four-year degree. They're delaying marriage, but not parenthood, hoping to wait until they're in better financial shape.



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