The third week of September is Unmarried and Single Americans week. In a new opinion piece for CNN, CCF Director of Research Stephanie Coontz reflects on the changes in perceptions, trends, and outcomes related to unmarried Americans. Citing research from Bella DePaula, Coontz says that unmarried and single people lead happy and health lives.
“We also need to stop treating every unmarried person as an incomplete half of a married-couple-in-waiting,” Coontz says.
Read the full article here.