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Collapse of Marriage

Scenario: Marriage is no longer seen as a necessary social institution, though cohabitation is still common. Children will be increasing made in labs and selected for compatibility and survivability. Source: https://jfsdigital.org/2017/09/22/the-future-of-marriage/   Signal: https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg23831730-300-making-babies-how-to-create-human-embryos-with-no-egg-or-sperm/    

Compulsory Marriage

Scenario : Declining marriage rates has led to government intervention in order to maintain families and society. All citizens are legally required to marry by age 30. Main Source: https://jfsdigital.org/2017/09/22/the-future-of-marriage/    Additional Signal: In a note titled “Proposal of New Laws To Parliament and Administration To Encourage Marriage” Mohammad Edrisi, a conservative cleric, has argued […]

Robo First Lady Scenario

“A preference for virtual/non-human interaction and low individual debt leads to a future where marriage between humans and humanoid robots becomes normalized. Technology allows for babies to be created with DNA, regardless of the parents’ sex.” In recent years, we advancements in sex toys and sex machine devices. Combination of these technologies  Virtual Reality and […]

Virtually Driven Relationships Scenario

A preference for virtual/non-human interaction and high individual debt leads to a rise in virtually driven relationships. With scarce jobs, partners must live where they are employed, leading to many couples living separately.   Source: This scenario of future of marriage is published in  Journal of Futures Studies  

Carefully instituted marriages

Scenario for Future of Marriage: A preference for human interaction and high individual debt leads to a rise in carefully instituted marriages. Divorces are expensive, and increased life expectancy and overpopulation has created housing shortages and a rise in multi-generational homes. Source: The Future of Marriage

Marriage in 2036

The Future of Marriage is a conceptualization of American marriage in the year 2036 from a U.S. West-coast perspective. The project was developed over the course of five months in 2016 by four graduate students in the MBA Design Strategy program at the California College of the Arts According to their scenario we will see […]