MARRIAGE TRENDS & COMMITMENT ISSUES: Couples therapy & relationship experts, Dr Ray & Jean talk about some of the current marriage trends in society, cohabitation & why couples have commitment fears.

Statistics about generational trends and 10 reasons why millennials shy away from commitment quoted from the article: Why Most Millennials Want A Relationship But Not Commitment? By Mihaela Olaru

10 Reasons Why Millennials Run Away From Commitment:

  1. Lack of a solid economic foundation
  2. Selfishness
  3. Wide Acceptance of Pre-marital Sex
  4. Sexual Inactivity
  5. Favoring More Options
  6. Taking Things Slow
  7. Fear of Divorce
  8. Lack of Trust
  9. Lack of Religious and Social Constraints
  10. Shallow Relationships

Sliding vs Deciding in Relationships by Jesse Owen,* Galena K. Rhoades, and Scott M. Stanley

Couples Synergy Phases of Relationships:

  1. Romance
  2. Commitment
  3. Transition
  4. Real Love

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