Love in the Time of Individualism
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Most Americans of this generation are now more free than the earlier generations. They are free and spoilt for choice to date, marry, divorce or have casual sexual encounters.
The price of this freedom, as it turns out, may be loneliness.
Mark Regnerus provides some insights into the modern dating scene:
Youngsters are now wary of a life-long relationship and consider it as an option.
As observed in modern heterosexual relationships, the reasons to sacrifice and commit have largely faded for men.
The path to commitment in a relationship is now riddled with confusion and doubt.
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