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(CNN) -- Gowns have been fitted, caterers have been contracted and venues rented as June marks the busiest period of wedding season.
Now people get married because they want to have kids.
Now there is a sense that marriage is a sense of adulthood.
People want to be fully formed before they get married.
For example, the day-to-day staple activities are done together.
You buy furniture together but you say, "What happens when if we broke up? " There is no definite sense this will culminate in marriage.
CNN: Why are people having these lengthy monogamous relationships that don't result in marriage?
Seligson: It used to be you got married for economic reasons. It was too risky to have sex outside of marriage because there was limited access to birth control.
Seligson: My baseline is one year in a monogamous relationship.
Do you see this as someone you are making big sacrifices and life decisions around?