Is marriage on the rocks?
U.S. marriage rates are dropping, while the approval ratings of cohabitation and childbearing before marriage are climbing.
Young adult Catholics don't live in a vacuum, of course-most are influenced by what's going on in society. When it comes to marriage, however, that influence is mostly negative.
In 2007 the National Marriage Project's annual "State of Our Unions" report focused on the future of marriage and, in particular, the attitudes and practices of young adults.