Allow your youngster to express her feelings and opinions.The information contained on this Web site should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your pediatrician.Men and women are equally likely to say love is a very important reason to get married. Most Americans cast cold water on a central premise of many a song or poem, that each person in the universe has only one true love.About seven-in-ten (69%) people do not agree with that notion; only 28% do.(The divorce rate has gone down since the 1980s and is less of a factor than it used to be.) The postponement of many markers of adulthood also plays a role.A rising share of young adults, especially women, are pursuing advanced degrees, and waiting for marriage until they are done with their education and established in the workplace.In general, a good guideline is about a six-month wait from the time you separate from your spouse to the time you start to date, although dating will often occur sooner.
Having a successful marriage is “one of the most important things” in life for 36% of adults, according to a 2011 Pew Research survey.
There may be variations in treatment that your pediatrician may recommend based on individual facts and circumstances.
By D’Vera Cohn Americans believe that love is the main foundation of marriage.
Among widowed men and women, only 8% want to wed again.
Men and women’s attitudes about marrying for the first time are not different among young adults.