Is there really a need to be married anymore? Does marriage actually benefit your relationship, or is it an outdated institution that we’ll be better off without? In this speech, I’ll convince you that marriage is a thing of the past, and that society’s views on marriage have changed enough in the past decade that marriage really isn’t necessary anymore. One of the main purposes of marriage is to maintain a permanent relationship, but nowadays marriage doesn’t lead to a permanent relationship due to the increase of divorce rates. In the US, 41-50% of first marriages end in divorce, and the average marriage duration is 8 years.
In conclusion, the huge expense of adoption is the biggest reason why more families can 't adopt. In conclusion, more families should be able to adopt children. When a child is adopted it creates a stable home for them. In order to increase the number of adoptions, certain things can be done. The process can be made less time consuming.
attracted people to America. These pull factors continue to attract immigrants to the U.S. even today. After they get here, immigrants start contributing to the economy of this country. They wear many hats in American society. They are family members, students, workers, business owners, investors, clergymen, and members of the armed services, to name just a few of their roles.
Only twenty-one percent of millennials are married while forty-two percent of baby boomers were married at the same age, almost one out of every four millennials have a bachelor degree or higher making them the most educated generation ever seen. Millennials also take the cake in the most racially diverse generation ever seen as well, with nineteen percent of them being Hispanic heritage, fifteen percent being African American and four percent being Asian. It 's gets even more diverse for this new generation, majority of millennials are sick of their baby boomer parents style of suburbia living and are attracted to cities that can fit their quick attention spans. This is a generation that is growing at an alarming rate as well, and to think all this procreation occurred after no wars or depressions. The population is projected to peak in 2036 for this diverse millennial generation, with 81.1 million.
This happened because motherhood is associated with wage penalty and lower wage gains later in a woman’s career. The delay in childbirth has helped narrow the pay gap a lot. Research shows that delaying childbirth by one year can increase a woman’s total career earnings and experience by 9 percent. While men continue to experience pay increases when they have children. Economists have long speculated that women with children work fewer hours and are more likely to take parental leave, also more recent research shows patterns of discrimination against women with children.
Today, one in five American families has only just one child. That’s twice as many as there were just 30 years ago. The reason is multifaceted, but one of the most compelling arguments to why mothers are stopping after their firstborn is the cost aspect. No one wants to place a price tag on a child, but for families with an income of $60,000 a year, each child costs more than $250,000 by the time he or she turns 18, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. That’s not counting college tuition, which has grown exponentially since our parent’s generation.
Teen pregnancies have become much more common with the oversexualized views of our millennial era, and often times young parents cannot handle the stress of the child. In 2013 alone, 273,105 babies were born to women aged 15–19 years. If abortion is not their number one choice, they will most likely turn to adoption, leaving the population problem still in existence. People often use the common phrase “adoption is always an option” but are unaware that there are currently “397,122 children are living without permanent families in the foster care system (Congressional Coalition On Adoption Institute, CCAI). There are too many children, and not enough eligible parents around to take care of them.
Why America? Is it because we give opportunities or is it because we let the people start all over with their lives? The United States over time has changed over the years because of how people come from parts of the world for better lives. Latinos over the year have been going up since the 90’s and still coming. Most people have immigrants in their family, if you ask them why they came most will say because of family or they need work.
In history records according to citizens, about 1.1 million people took a citizen oath in 1996; Asians and Latinos at the top of the list. Ironically, that was when my mother got naturalized. The feelings that my mother felt drastically changed, knowing that she gained certain rights when she got naturalized. Going through this procedure requires a lot of attention and patience. Becoming a U.S citizen doesn 't happen overnight, but it happens over a series of months.
Well the definition is quite simple really, Divorce, “To legally dissolve one’s marriage with (someone).” Someone gets divorced every 10-13 seconds - In the time it took you to read to this point, someone got divorced. In just America alone there is a 50% divorce rate. So what that means is out of ALL of the people that get married in America 50% of them are going to get divorced! Isn’t that crazy?...So whenever someone gets married there’s a 50% chance that they will get divorced!.....Not