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Married Couples Are Now a Minority

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Married Couples Are Now a Minority

Married Couples Are Now a Minority

Married Couples Are Now a Minority

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Census figures show that for first time in history, married couples are in the minority. In the second in a series on America at 300 million, guests discuss the culture shift and how it is affecting Americans.

Guests:

Stephanie Coontz, author of Marriage, a History: From Obedience to Intimacy, or How Love Conquered Marriage; professor of history and family studies, Evergreen State College, Olympia, Wash.; national chair, The Council on Contemporary Families

Amy Dickinson, writes the syndicated column "Ask Amy" for the Chicago Tribune

Steve Watters, director of young adults in Marriage for Focus on the Family

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