Podcast: MNnext, episode 3

Married with wax Elvis as witness
Frank Salgado poses with his long-term partner Samantha Gray (C) after making a suprise marriage proposal in front of Elvis Presley's wax figure (L) in the new Elvis exhibition at Madame Tussauds in Sydney.
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In this episode of "MNnext," Maddy Mahon queries former state demographer Tom Gillaspy about millennials' changing attitudes and behaviors regarding relationships and what that means for society.

The trend away from marriage has accelerated among Gen Y members. Part of the reason is the high rate of divorce in their parents' generation. Millennials are also dating more and are more frequently in multiple relationships. When they do marry, it's more often in their own socioeconomic class.

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