Category Archives: NCFMR

More bad news for marriage is baked in.

Back in September W. Bradford Wilcox and Wendy Wang published an American Enterprise Institute report titled The Marriage Divide: How and Why Working-Class Families Are More Fragile Today.  I’ve written previously about the NYT response to the report, but not … Continue reading

Posted in American Enterprise Institute, Data, Illegitimacy, Legitimacy, Marriage, NCFMR, Replacing Marriage, W. Bradford Wilcox | 69 Comments

The rational response to high divorce rates.

Note:  Most of the data presented in this post is from family profiles produced by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU).  For brevity when referencing a family profile from the NCFMR … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Marriage, NCFMR | 230 Comments

America is destroying the Hispanic family.

Usually when you see divorce rates broken out by race and ethnicity, the results look like the chart below, created with data from an NCFMR report on 2010 divorce rates: Hispanic divorce rates look slightly higher than white divorce rates, … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Denial, Feminists, Marriage, NCFMR, Replacing Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 132 Comments

NY Times Happy Talk About Divorce

The NY Times has a new article complaining that people still think divorce is a problem (H/T Rollo Tomassi):  The Divorce Surge Is Over, but the Myth Lives On But here is the thing: It is no longer true that the … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Denial, Divorce, NCFMR, New York Times, W. Bradford Wilcox | 73 Comments

More remarriage rate charts.

There was a problem with the time scaling of the remarriage rate chart in my last post. Here is the fixed version:   I also decided to take another look at the data in the NCFMR paper I used for this … Continue reading

Posted in Data, NCFMR, Remarriage Strike | 236 Comments