We favored smaller towns and quiet lakes/mountains/beaches to make it seem more like a "getaway," and tried to steer clear of experiences that hinged too heavily on one really kick-ass resort.(Though we certainly dug into some hotel recs.) Enjoy your stay, and be sure to tip your B&B hosts well: activities for you and your your frat bros (Hangout Fest!Weekend trips are great, but they can also be a hassle to plan.So to save you the pain of pouring over Fodor's and Expedia, we picked out a romantic rendezvous point in every state in America.Will this trend continue over time or will matrimony make a comeback? Share your thoughts in the comments below, on Facebook, or on Twitter using the hashtag #News Hour Asks.PBS News Hour allows open commenting for all registered users, and encourages discussion amongst you, our audience.He believes the rise in the number of single adults may be distorting U. income inequality, pointing out that the lower household earnings of single people are balanced by fewer overall expenditures.
In contrast, only 37.4 percent of the population was unmarried in 1976, when the U. Those tempted to blame millennials, and their tendency to drag their feet when it comes to walking down the aisle, should note that these numbers also include individuals who are divorced, separated and widowed.
Whether it’s through dating service ads on your Facebook page and in your inbox, or through the matchmaking attempts of a well-meaning friend, it’s easy for unmarried people to feel singled out. In that month there were 124.6 million unmarried Americans over the age of 16, meaning 50.2 percent of the nation’s adult population identifies as single. That percentage has been creeping upwards ever since, lingering just below 50 percent since 2013.
Economist Edward Yardeni, president of Yardeni Research Inc., first noticed the change when looking over the BLS’s jobs report for the month of August.
But in the last decade or so, the game of looking for love has gotten some new rules, with the venue moving from the bar world to the the cyber world.
Instead of men searching for the right verbal approach, many now search for the right photo to put on their profile page.