Category: Cohabitation

Ties That Bind: Childrearing in the Age of Cohabitation

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Laurie DeRose

Another Look at the Rising Share of Cohabiting Births and Family Instability

by Laurie DeRose

Cohabitation Contributes to Family Instability Across the Globe

by Laurie DeRose

Making the Case for Married Parenthood to Millennials

by Jennifer Murff

New Research on the Intergenerational Transmission of Divorce

by Nicholas H. Wolfinger | @NickWolfinger

Aggression in Twentysomethings’ Cohabiting, Dating, and Marriage Relationships

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

Mothering Suffers from Union Transitions

by Laurie DeRose

Most U.S. Children Live With Two Married Parents

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Infidelity: What They Don’t Know Won’t Hurt Them?

by Robert VerBruggen | @RAVerBruggen

Weak and Strong Links: Asymmetrical Commitment in Unmarried Relationships

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

The “Brangelina” Break-up: Shocking or Predictable?

by Melissa Langsam Braunstein | @slowhoneybee

Are Second Unions More Stable Than First Unions in France?

by Laurie DeRose

Welfare and Marriage in Fishtown

by W. Bradford Wilcox, Alysse ElHage, and David Lapp

Testing a Relationship Is Probably the Worst Reason to Cohabit

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

Increasing Cohabitation and Family Instability for Children

by Laurie DeRose

‘I’m Not the Baby Daddy’

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

UK Teens With Married Parents Have Higher Self-Esteem

by Harry Benson

Waiting for the Train: Searching for a Mate in the Modern World

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Acceptance of Divorce Falling, Tolerance of Cohabitation Rising

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Cohabitation, Marriage, and Union Instability in Europe

by Jaap Dronkers

Practice May Not Make Perfect: Relationship Experience and Marital Success

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

Why Some Older Couples Prefer Living Apart

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Want a Stable Family Someday? Date Intentionally

by Amber Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

New Relationships Often Move Forward or Break Down Fast

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Better Together: Religious Attendance, Gender, and Relationship Quality

by W. Bradford Wilcox and Nicholas H. Wolfinger

Would Getting Married Mean a Happier Valentine’s Day for Young Adults?

by Laurie DeRose

Is Living Together All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

What Division of Housework Is Best for Couples? We Still Don’t Know

by Laurie DeRose

Why Some Baby Boomers Choose Cohabitation Over Marriage

by Jennifer Murff

Jane Austen Understood Modern Romance

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Around the Globe, Less Marriage = More Single Parents

by Anna Sutherland and W. Bradford Wilcox

The Importance of Couples’ Pre-Cohabitation Relationship History

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

How Cohabitation Shapes African Americans’ Marriage Attitudes

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Cohabitation, Marriage, and Union Instability in Europe

by Jaap Dronkers

Pairing Off Boosts Mental Health—But for Women, Only Temporarily

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

An Optimal Age to Marry? Age at Marriage and Divorce Risk in Europe and the US

by Jaap Dronkers

Marriage Remains the Gold Standard

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

Moving Out Costs More Than It Used To

by Laurie DeRose

Not Dead Yet? Marriage in Twenty-First-Century America

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

For Kids, Parental Cohabitation and Marriage Are Not Interchangeable

by Alysse ElHage | @AlysseElHage

Put Marriage Before the Baby Carriage: Evidence from the UK

by Harry Benson

Sunk Costs and Sunken Hopes

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

How to Lower Your Risk of Divorce: Advice to Singles

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Technoference: How Technology Can Hurt Relationships

by Brandon McDaniel

Cautious About Marriage, But Not Cohabitation

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

How Does Religion Influence Family Formation Decisions?

by Maria E. Kaufmann

What We’ve Learned from Listening to the People

by Amber and David Lapp

Of Sex and Men: Why Sexual Restraint Matters

by David Lapp | @AmberDavidLapp

Which Door? Thoughts on the Consequential Choices of Researchers and Other Humans

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

Selection Effects and Personal Choice

by Scott Stanley and Galena Rhoades

In Relationships, Be Deliberate

by Emily Esfahani Smith and Galena Rhoades

Family Change and Child Well-Being in Africa

by Zitha Mokomane

Why Doesn’t Living Together Before Marrying Decrease the Risk of Divorce?

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Moving In and Moving On

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Family Complexity and Identity Conflict

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Be Wary of Proposals That Undermine Marriage

by The Times

The Complex Risks Associated With Cohabitation

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Divorce: It’s Way Bigger Than We Thought

by Kay Hymowitz | @KayHymowitz

Time to “Go Ahead and Shack Up”?

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

How Marital History, Not Just Marital Status, Affects Your Health

by Laurie DeRose

The Rise of Cohabitation

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Who Cheats?

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Cohabitation’s Mixed Effects on Long-Term Unions

by Laurie DeRose

Trouble in Paradise? Family Instability on the Rise in Sweden

by W. Bradford Wilcox | @WilcoxNMP

The Perfect Storm of Family Instability and Disrupted Attachment

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide

Delaying Marriage, But Not Cohabitation

by Anna Sutherland | @annams59

Life Before Marriage: Does What Happens in Vegas Stay in Vegas?

by Scott Stanley | @DecideOrSlide