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— ‘Petraeus scandal’ as a mirror on marriage — Christian Science Monitor Editorial
... The ideal of marriage as a lifelong union to the exclusion of all others has eroded. In 2010, barely half of American adults were married, down from nearly three-quarters of adults a half century ago. The current figure could now be below 50 percent. And a recent study at the University of Virginia’s National Marriage Project found that the happiness of marriages for moderately educated Americans has dropped while their divorce rates are up. ...
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