According to a new study fewer and fewer couples are getting married these days. Bowling Green State University’s National Center for Marriage and Family Research shows the marriage rate in the U.S. in 31 marriages per 1,000 unmarried women.
After being single for six years and not being able to find someone, Grace Gelder of England is finally married…to herself. She didn’t even have to change her last name after marring herself in a ceremony where she wore a gown and veil.
John and Ann Betar of Fairfield, Conn., have been named as the longest married couple in the United States. They have been married for 80 years with five children, 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
They met while growing up in Connecticut, but Ann’s father arranged for her to marry another man, so John and Ann eloped, which she now says was the right choice. The couple says they don’t l