reasons for decline in marriage

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  • reasons for decline in marriage rate
    • increase in cohabitating couples
      • society's attitude towards sex outside of marriage has changed - a social stigma
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    • increase in number of births outside of marriage
      • many are born to cohabitating couples
        • this is because of changing social attitiudes
          • also the introduction to civil partnerships being more acceptable to be gay now instead
            • also the age to which people are marrying has changed
              • due to feminism movement - women want a career now instead of just settling down
              • people are living longer so are settling down later

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