But for the young adults of the Millennial Generation, these social institutions are becoming delinked and differently valued.
Today’s 18- to 29-year-olds value parenthood far more than marriage.”Considering the fact that “black fatherhood” is a phrase that is almost always accompanied by the word “crisis” in U. society, it’s understandable that the CDC’s results seem innovative.
You get BOMBARDED by emails from fifty and sixty something Baby Boomers looking to trade up in the world. Yet these men keep on writing – talking about how they’re young for their age, how they’d love to have children, how they have everything in life except a good younger woman. Understand, Dale, there is nothing wrong with you being attracted to a fertile and youthful woman in her 30’s. Instead of searching through hundreds of thirtysomething women who wouldn’t give you a second look, Reverse Match shows you who IS open to dating a 56-year-old man.
You double check your profile to see if there’s something you wrote that’s attracting these older men. If you’re 36, you’re pretty darned confused by these emails. By the time the kid is in high school, Dad will be 74! There’ll be fewer numbers, but at least you won’t be wasting your time. There are a lot of amazing ones out there and they are criminally underappreciated.
By the time you have your first child, you’ll be 38 or 39. That’s not the kind of life you imagined for yourself or your children. Let’s just hope that they don’t discriminate against men their own age.
This is so true, and it doesn’t stop in the 30s, either.
But the surge of births outside marriage among younger women — nearly two-thirds of children in the United States are born to mothers under 30 — is both a symbol of the transforming family and a hint of coming generational change.” “Single parent households exist in a different socioeconomic pool than married households.
This is likely a consequence of the lower educational qualifications of single mothers, as well as the fact that they are younger and more likely to be black or Hispanic.
Married mothers tend to be older and are disproportionately white and college-educated.” “Throughout history, marriage and parenthood have been linked milestones on the journey to adulthood.
In the decade after 1965, both women and men claimed greater sexual autonomy for themselves.
The shotgun marriage seemed an increasingly outrageous imposition to meet increasingly irrelevant social expectations.
 58% of single moms have attended college or have at least a bachelor’s degree Of millennial moms who have babies outside of marriage, 67% have some college education, and 32% have four or more years of higher education.