I don't know
I don't care
Oh, and that's another VERY interesting story, guess which church it was? It was St. Mary's Church in North Attleboro, MA. I don't want to say anymore and derail the thread though. Google if you're curious though.
Sorry, I don't mean to diss anyone's religion. I know there are a LOT of good Catholics out there, my aunt is one of them. But you guys have a lot of posers too.
"With me everything turns into mathematics."
"It is not enough to have a good mind. The main thing is to use it well."
"It is truth very certain that, when it is not in one's power to determine what is true, we ought to follow what is more probable." -- Rene Descartes
This all depends on the couple. My sister, for example, doesn't believe in marriage for a variety of reasons but has two kids and has been with her significant other for nearly 10 years now. I don't think of it in the terms of marriage but if you are ready to have kids.
Your birth control stat is a little biased though, generally middle class and college going girls use birth control and thus don't have kids until after marriage. On the other hand, I completely believe that this is the way it should be
We were engaged, and planned to have a big wedding but a little over a year after our daughter was born we married. Doesn't matter as long as your adults about it. I strongly believe you need two parents though.
"We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy." -Reagan