The divorce rate has been declining steadily since 1980. Most people think that the divorce rate is going up. 2. The lowest recorded teen birth rate was in 2015. Many people think that the teen birth rate these days is higher than in the past. 3. Since the early 1990s, teens are having less sex. Many people believe that teens these days are having more sex.
Why do you think we have erroneous beliefs about these facts? Let’s talk about it here. Here is a link to an article arguing that the divorce rate is actually on the rise. This is actually a little misleading because they are manipulating the data a bit to get to that conclusion.
Here is the link to the research on less sex among teenagers:
http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/data/yrbs/results…. Here is an article on Millennials having less sex: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/social-issues/there-isnt-really-anything-magical-about-it-why-more-millennials-are-putting-off-sex/2016/08/02/e7b73d6e-37f4-11e6-8f7c-d4c723a2becb_story.html (Links to an external site.)
Here is an article on record low teen birth rates: http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-teen-birth-rate-20160928-snap-story.html (Links to an external site.)