Missionaries of the Sacred

Teenage Pregnancy and Relationships PDF Print


  • Teen marriages are twice as likely to fail as marriages in which the woman is at least 25.13
  • Teenagers who have a baby are less likely to be married at the age of 35 than women who did not have a child when they were in their teens.
  • Nearly 33% of cohabiting couples split up within 5 years of the birth of their first child, compared to 16% of married couples.
  • Less than 1/3 (30%) of teen mothers who marry after the birth their child were still in that marriage at the age of 40.

 

Statistics above from http://www.thenationalcampaign.org/why-it-matters/pdf/marriage.pdf.