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1

What trends have affected marriage in the past 50 years?

Marriage has declined significantly in the past 50 years. The average age of people getting married has increased significantly for men and women.

2

How has the role of women changed?

Women have more freedom and can choose to enter marriage or not and focus on the career.

3

What social attitudes have affected marriage?

Marriage is seen as less important and there is less social stigma attached to divorce and cohabitation has increased.

4

What is secularisation?

It is when religion becomes less important

5

How have divorce rates affected marriage?

More people are getting divorced and this makes other people not want to get married, because they don't want to get divorced.

6

How does the cost of a wedding affect marriage?

The average price of a wedding is over £20,000, this makes cohabitation is cheaper.