When I was young, everything in society seemed to aim one toward marriage. You would — and should — meet someone, get married and start a family. But even then, the share of people who were married was already falling. The year I was born, 1970, the percentage of Americans between the ages of 25 and 50 who had never married was just 9%. By the time I became an adult, that number was approaching 20%.
Blow: Married people will soon be the minority
October 25, 2021