The National Bureau of Economic Research has said the decline in marriage can be attributed to several factors, including an increase in educational endeavors.
Tony Hoyt, 28, a member of Our Lady of the Holy Souls Church in Little Rock, explained he was “dating school.” As a first year medical student at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences with three more years to go, plus an additional four years of residency, finding time to date is tough. “I still feel like a child at heart and I don’t realize I’m getting older. “I feel I am not rushed because of how much I have going in front of me,” Hoyt said.
But when a couple is genuinely serious about dating and building a relationship, popular opinion is more favorable.
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"I try to give everyone a second chance and look into their hearts," she said.
"I wouldn't have even given him a chance if he was still into drugs or doing anything like that.
“One of the key things about our current society it is a culture that’s highly driven by philosophy of relativism and instant gratification,” Baltz said.
“The Church sets the ideal of God’s divine love.” However, premarital sex has become commonplace in culture, with phrases like “Netflix and chill” (the millennial generation’s code for a hook-up) and popular websites where people can meet strangers to date or just for sex.
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