ESSENCE Poll: What Excites You Just As Much As Finding True Love?
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The average marriage age is the oldest it’s ever been in the United States — 29 for men and 27 for women—according to a new study entitled “Knot Yet: The Benefits and Costs of Delayed Marriage in America” from the National Marriage Project. Only 33 percent of 25-year-old women are or have been married becasue they are putting other things, such as their careers, first, says the study.

“Career people have put off marriage for the simple reason that they’re very career focused. And they’re career-focused not because they’re selfish careerists but because the economy demands a certain amount of attention,” said Kay S. Hymowitz, a Manhattan Institute senior fellow and a main contributor to the “Knot Yet” report.

Whether it’s your career or wanting to travel the world, we know that there are several life experiences that excite some of us just as much as marriage. What excites you as much as finding true love? Let us know below.

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