Census finds divorce on decline, marriages lasting longer

by | May 20, 2011

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Six months after Time magazine asked "Who Needs Marriage" on its cover, the U.S. Census Bureau has released new statistics that seem to show marriage making a comeback.

"Marriage is actually becoming more stable in America and the divorce is becoming less common," Bradford Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia told ABC News.

The Census Bureau reported that while Americans are waiting longer to marry, the divorce rate has dropped and the average duration of marriages is rising.

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