University Briefs – The Peak

University Briefs – The Peak

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 2016239 Views

March 7th, 2016

U of A study finds shift in Canadian attitudes to marriage

[EDMONTON] – University of Alberta sociologist Lisa Strohschein, in her study of Canadian perceptions of marriage, found that matrimony is no longer of central importance to Canadians. Her findings suggest that people are getting married later in life, are having children without worrying about marriage, and are far more focused on their careers and concerned with their financial stability than in the past century.

This study said that marriage is still important to Canadians and viewed as an end goal, but the findings suggest that our attitudes surrounding its necessity have loosened significantly.

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