First Comes Love, Second Comes Marriage, Then Comes Baby?

First Comes Love, Second Comes Marriage, Then Comes Baby?

This story is at the heart of what Governor Pence’s Summit on the Family & the Economy was about. It is becoming more rare for women without a college degree to have children inside of marriage. This has a huge impact upon Indiana’s economy, schools, welfare system, and social structure. The income gap in America is increasingly based upon the devaluing of marriage. Those who get married, then have children, do far better (as do their kids) than those who have children outside of marriage. There is increasingly a “separate and unequal” family structure between the upper economic class and the middle and lower classes based upon family devolution.

Read More here: http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2014/06/why-poor-women-dont-wait-for-marriage-to-give-birth/372890/

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