Results for - Is the institution of marriage on a decline?

31,552 voters participated in this survey
How do you feel about marriage? Is it becoming an obsolete institution? Check the statements you agree with.

1. How do you feel about marriage? Is it becoming an obsolete institution? Check the statements you agree with.

Marriage is/was a life goal for me
38%
11,868 votes
Marriage represents commitment to each other, through thick and thin, etc.
55%
17,298 votes
Marriage is important if you want children
25%
7,868 votes
A couple should not feel they need a piece of paper and or ceremony to establish a commitment
27%
8,632 votes
Wedding rings are an important symbol of marriage
27%
8,454 votes
Marriage is important, but the wedding industry has blown the ceremony into a giant waste of money. I believe one should elope or have a simple civil service ceremony. I’ll take the money saved and put it toward a house.
33%
10,423 votes
Call me foolish, but I want the whole thing, wedding dress, tux, celebration with those I love, my friends and family.
16%
4,969 votes
I do agree that the importance of marriage is declining in society
36%
11,342 votes
I don’t think marriage is on the decline, it’s just that people are getting married later in their life
14%
4,570 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
544 votes

2. If you knew you would live for 125 years with a good quality of life, would you want to live with the same partner?

Yes
69%
21,702 votes
No
12%
3,926 votes
Unsure
19%
5,924 votes
04/03/2014 Love & Relationships 31552 168 By: lizzy

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