marriage

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The Stages of Relationships, Distributed

Everyone's relationship timeline is a little different. This animation plays out real-life paths to marriage. Read More

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The Relationship Timeline Continues to Stretch

We know that people are marrying later in life, but that's not the only shift. The whole relationship timeline is stretching. Read More

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After Marriage, How Long People Wait to Have Kids

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes baby in the baby carriage. Sometimes. Read More

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Peak Non-Creepy Dating Pool

Based on the "half-your-age-plus-seven" rule, the range of people you can date expands with age. Combine that with population counts and demographics, and you can find when your non-creepy dating pool peaks. Read More

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Who is Married By Now

Given your age, this is the percentage of people who have married at least once. Read More

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Occupation Matchmaker

This is who marries who, based on what one does for a living. Read More

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Divorce and Occupation

Some jobs tend towards higher divorce rates. Some towards lower. Salary also probably plays a role. Read More

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Marrying Age Over the Past Century

Using a century of data, we watch the shift of marital status in the United States. Read More

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Married People Have More Sex

There's a recurring joke on sitcoms and comedy bits about a decline in sex life after marriage. The relationship and dynamics change. Less lust, more companionship. Is that really how it works? Read More

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Happy Valentine’s Day, America: Charting Our Declining Marriage Rate

It’s Valentine’s Day, a perfect time to note that the marriage rate in the United States has been on a steady decline for decades, save for a brief spike in 2012. So romantic. Here’s the rate per 1,000 people since 1997: You can also view that rate by state. What’s up with you, Hawaii? (I’ve excluded Nevada, which skewed the axes for all the small multiples because of its freewheeling...

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