- Celebrities have recently made headlines for choosing to have children without marriage, and experts say it’s more important, thank you.
- Even before the pandemic, marriage declined in the United States. Marriage and parenthood also diverged.
- Rihanna, Kylie Jenner and Grimes bring visibility to non-traditional family structures, which can foster acceptance.
Kylie Jenner did. Rihanna too. More recently, Grimes revealed that she and Elon Musk welcomed another baby. From what we know, all these stars have decided to have children without marriage.
Experts say this latest celebrity behavior has bigger implications than we realize, as it helps normalize non-traditional family dynamics, which are slowly becoming more visible in the United States.
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