There is a disturbing trend among Americans, particularly younger Americans, to discard marriage. Some call it the “perpetual teenager” when describing 30-somethings who avoid marriage in favor of a lifestyle that was nearly unheard of among similarly aged adults of previous generations. Back then; marriage was a vital basic building block of the American dream of prosperity, home ownership and career. It was so widely assumed that it could be clearly seen as a part of our pop-culture, movies, TV and music. This article is a good reminder that America really needs to reclaim and reassert the virtues of marriage in our culture.