Should We Live Together Before We Say "I Do"?

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Page Count
2
Year Published
2007
Author (Organization)
National Healthy Marriage Resource Center.
Resource Type
Brief
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English

Many couples in the United States are choosing to live together before marriage. Young people in particular, seem to believe that living together first is a good idea. Research shows, however, that couples who live together before getting married: Have a higher divorce rate; Tend to be less happy in their marriages; Have more trouble communicating. This is especially true for couples who live together before plans are made to marry.

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