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Modern Marriage


Modern Marriage Marriage is changing, and not necessarily for the political or ideological reasons we may think. More and more couples are eschewing the institution of marriage and the notion of family is taking on new meanings as well. Jessica Bennett co-wrote a fascinating article at the fading institution of marriage as we know it. Dr. Philip Cohen, quoted in the article, studies marriage and relationships at UNC Chapel Hill. They join us to talk about why more and more people are saying "I don't" instead of "I do." Guests Dr. Philip Cohen - Associate Professor, Sociology at UNC Chapel Hill Jessica Bennett - Contributor, Newsweek Magazine Newsweek | "I Don't: The Case Against Marriage" by Jessica Bennett Click here to add and read comments