NCFMR in the News

NCFMR research topics are wide-ranging and diverse. To further our reach, NCFMR Co-Directors, NCFMR/BGSU Research Affiliates, students, and staff participate in conferences, workshops, and seminars across the country, sharing policy-relevant research on American families with practitioners, fellow researchers, and policy makers.  Disseminated as working papers, publications, data resources, and presentations, our research often garners national attention.


"Estate Planning and the Legal Quirks of Retiree Cohabitation"
Kiplinger, December 6, 2023

"Best of: 'The Golden Bachelor' and Finding Love After 60"
NPR, November 30, 2023

"Parent-Child Disconnectedness Can Harm Gray Divorce Parents"
Psychology Today, October 30, 2023

"Rebuilding Your Life After a Gray Divorce"
Psychology Today, October 24, 2023

"'The Golden Bachelor' and Finding Love After 60"
1A American University Radio, October 4, 2023

"Dating After 60: A Lot of Roses, Some Thorns"
New York Times, September 26, 2023

"50% of American Adults Say They Are Open to a Prenup: Poll"
NewsNation, September 24, 2023

"Never-Married Adults Comprise Lowest Percentage of Homeowners"
The Press, September 18, 2023

"13 Mistakes to Avoid When Divorcing Over 50"
Yahoo! Finance, September 7, 2023

"Divorce Skyrocketing Among Aging Boomers"
AARP, September 6, 2023

"Gray Divorce Can Be Financially Devastating — Especially for Women"
Morningstar, September 2, 2023

"The Phenomenon of Wear and Tear Among Long-term Couples Is on the increase: What are the Factors Involved?
The Silver Ink, August 16, 2023

"BGSU National Center for Family and Marriage Research Finds Never-Married Adults Comprise Lowest Percentage of U.S. Homeowners"
Sentinel-Tribune, August 8, 2023

"More Baby Boomers Are Living Alone. One Reason Why: 'Gray Divorce'"
CNN, August, 5, 2023

"America Needs to Catch Up to Those of Us Who Are Living Single"
Erie News Now, July 12, 2023

"Americans' Attitudes Toward Marriage Are Changing Rapidly"
NPR Morning Edition, July 11, 2023

"A Record Share of Americans is Living Alone"
The Hill, July 10, 2023

"Divorce Among Baby Boomers on the Rise"
BBN Times, June 10, 2023

"Americans Are Waiting Longer and Longer to Get Married"
The Hill, June 5, 2023

"No, Grandma and Grandpa Can't Babysit Tonight"
Wall Street Journal, June 3, 2023

"Financial Checklist for Remarrying After 50"
AARP, June 2, 2023

"This Hillsale County Couple Has Been Married 80 Years"
Fox 47 News, May 4, 2023

"Rate of Senior Adult Divorce Rising"
News Tribune, May 1, 2023

"The Most Expensive States to Get a Divorce"
Yahoo! Finance, April 27, 3023

"Pepperdine Students Break the Stereotype of 'Ring by Spring'"
Pepperdine University Graphic, April 25, 2023

"Who's Getting Married? When Are They Marring? Where Are They Marrying?"
WBGU-PBS, April 20, 2023

"Fewer Marriages Walked David's Bridal Down the Aisle to Bankruptcy"
Quartz, April 18,, 2023

"Divorce, Gen-X Style"
JStor Daily, April 13, 2023

"Kinless Seniors"
13 Action News, April 5, 2023

"Why Do Older Married Couples Get Divorced?"
Programming Insider, March 28, 2023

"What Is Happening with Marriage Today? Some Good News, but Mostly Bad"
Daily Citizen, March 22, 2023

"Straight Couples Get Married Earlier Than Gay Couples. Here's a Look at Why."
USA Today, March 17, 2023

"Study: U.S. Marriage Rate Plummets Nearly 60% Over the Past 50 Years"
Spectrum News, March 11, 2023

"The End of Marriage in Americe?"
KX News, March 2, 2023

"Staying Single: What Most People Do if They Divorce After 50"
Psychology Today, February 26, 2023

"Your Guide to the Different Types of Divorce"
Glam, January 18, 2023

"Understanding Financial Hardship: Exploring Different Types, Qualifications and Benefits"
The Enlightened Mindset, January 12, 2023


"Who Will Care for 'Kinless' Seniors?"
New York Times, December 3, 2023

"'Gray Divorce' Brings Struggles and a Possibility of Late-in-Life Reinvention"
Boston Globe, November 20, 2022

"Birth Rate Increases in Ohio, U.S., but Drops in Ohio's Largest Counties Including Cuyahoga", November 13, 2022

"Does 'Love Is Blind' Actually Work? Let's Take a Peek at Its Success Rate"
Distractify, October 20, 2022

"First-Time Marriages Are on the Rise for People in Their 40s and 50s"
Wall Street Journal, October 5, 2022

"'Falcon Flames' Renew Vows"
Sentinel-Tribune, September 12, 2022

"Gray Divorce Can Be Financially Devastating - Especially for Women"
MarketWatch, August 9, 2022

"Why More & More Couples Are Getting Divorced Nowadays (& Is It Right?)"
Moms, July 16, 2022

"Roe Stood for 49 Years. It Revolutionized Life for Women"
Wired, June 24, 2022

"Ohio Birth Rates Finally Rise, but Local, State Numbers Trail Nation in 2021"
Dayton Daily News, June 6, 2022

"The U.S.'s Low Birth Rate Means the Nation Is Headed for a Demographic Crisis"
Observer, May 25, 2022

"Empty-Nesters Embrace Carpe Diem Attitude"
Wall Street Journal, May 16, 2022

"Motherhood Isn't Contingent on a Romantic Relationships. So Why Do We Still Treat It that Way?"
WBUR, May 13, 2022

"The Window to Enjoy Your Empty Nest Is Shrinking"
Wall Street Journal, April 25, 2022

"Babies Are a Status Symbol in Today's Economy: It's the 'Haves and Have-nots' of Who Can Afford Children"
Business Insider, April 23, 2022

"Is It Time to Divorce? 5 Signs Your Marriage Might Be Done"
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, April 4, 2022

"Relationship Statistics for 2022 - Stats on Marriage and Divorce"
Verve, March 16, 2022

Updated: 12/06/2023 04:19PM