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The True Value of Marriage

According to data released by the U.S. Census, for the first time since the government started tracking weddings in 1880, the proportion of people aged 25 to 34 who have never been married exceeded those of that age who were married.

While analysts say this is the result of a long term trend, they also say it is due to a faltering economy and the expenses associated with a wedding. But that's a very short term outlook.

There is an abundance of evidence that shows married couples live longer, earn more and are happier. So the real value of marriage far exceeds any potential costs.

What do you think?

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