Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Waiting for the Wedding Night

Percentage of Americans who agree/strongly agree with the tradition of "waiting" for the wedding night, by generation...

Millennials: 47%
Gen Xers: 48%
Boomers: 52%
Matures: 63%

"Waiting for the wedding night" is an ideal many Americans admire, but few practice. Only 15 percent of women are virgins on their wedding day, according to the National Survey of Family Growth, a proportion that varies little by generation.

Source: Harris Interactive, Americans Still Think a Bride's Father Should Give Her Away—But They're Split on Whether He Should Be Stuck with the Bill

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