While the stress, anxiety, and passive-aggressive exchanges associated with getting together with the family remain constant, the make-up of those families has changed dramatically over the past few decades. In 1960, 73% of American kids under the age of 18 were living at home with two heterosexual parents in their first marriage. Today, less than half of all kids live in such a household. Pew on the shifts in the structure of the American family.

+ The rise of single motherhood in America over the last 50 years.

+ WaPo: Americans aren’t getting married, and researchers think porn is part of the problem. (I’d put more blame on the Real Housewives franchise.)