Demography

Is shotgun marriage dead?

Shotgun marriages have faded in popularity overall, but are on the rise among some groups, says new research from Duke University. And not all shotgun marriages are as rocky as one might think.

dateNov 01, 2016 in Social Sciences
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Having children later makes parents happy

Children can be a source of delight, and then in the next moment leave their parents feeling completely exasperated. Thus, the answers to the question of whether having children leads to happiness have varied. A new study ...

dateJul 07, 2015 in Social Sciences
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