(The Telegraph) Girls fall out of love with fairytale weddings


The prospect of walking down the aisle at a white wedding has long been portrayed as every little girl’s dream.

But a wide-ranging study of children’s attitudes to life has found that today’s girls are increasingly sceptical about the idea of marriage – in stark contrast to boys.

Polling for the Girl Guides found that only a small minority view finding a husband as a mark of success and less than half of girls still see marriage as the “best” kind of relationship.

Meanwhile less than a third of girls believe that married couples together make better parents than unmarried people, a suggestion that a clear majority of girls disagree with.

Their scepticism about marriage comes in marked contrast with more traditional attitudes displayed by boys who continued to view it as an aspiration.


Read more:   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/9592430/Girls-fall-out-of-love-with-fairytale-weddings.html

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