tendency to marry and cohabit
within one's own educational group) or relative social distance (i.
It is also highly likely that people observing a rising divorce rate feel less inclined to marry, and cohabit
Surely among America's eleven million cohabs there are thousands who cohabit
because they consider marriage and the family obsolete.
While 41% of those cohabiting between interviews cohabit
for less than one year, these individuals account for only 13% of the weighted total years cohabited
There are a lot of examples of domestic violence between family members, and also between people who cohabit
," Guo said.
But Raj Arnand, the lawyer who represented the four, cautioned that single women may still lose their benefits within three months of living with someone else because when the Court of Appeal struck down the ruling, the province responded by introducing a new rule, which allowed welfare recipients to cohabit
with someone for three months before having their benefits reassessed.
Black and Hispanic children born to cohabiting parents who later marry face statistically similar odds of instability as children born to parents who continue to cohabit
but don't marry.
Most likely those who cohabit
as a "preparation" for marriage seem already to have the kind of family backgrounds that incline them to divorce.
Although cohabiting couples make up approximately nine percent of couples in Australia at any one time it is estimated that almost half of those below age 40 will cohabit
at some stage in their life (ABS 1998a; Glezer 1991).
Popenoe and co-author Barbara Dafoe Whitehead even admit that as more young adults cohabit
, the risk of divorce among those who've lived in sin is falling.
People aged between 25 and 34, many of whom live together before getting married, were the most likely to cohabit
Previous to 1995, under the Bob Rae NDP regime, single parents could cohabit
with an opposite-sex partner for three years and still collect full welfare benefits.