Young adults increasingly chose activities to please their own interests and opted not to actively pursue husbands and wives.
As young adults rebelled against strict, Victorian era moral codes, the interaction between the sexes dramatically changed.
Tomyn was awarded the International Labor Communicators Award for Best Profile and Best Labor History Story in 2011.
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Still, these relationships often led to exclusive relationships that later resulted in engagement and marriage.
As many abandoned the idea that marriage was life's ultimate goal, marriages took place later and divorce rates increased.