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Fear of divorce is stopping live in couples getting married

by Sunday, December 18, 2011

Fear of divorce deters live-in couples from marriage, especially its social, legal, emotional and economic ramifications, says a new US study. Demographers Sharon Sassler, professor of policy analysis and management, and Dela Kusi-Appouh, doctoral student in development sociology, both at Cornell University, conducted the study. Roughly 67 percent of the study respondents shared their worries about divorce. ...

Living together before marriage more likely to result in divorce

by Friday, September 2, 2011

The study found that many couples now postpone the decision whether to marry until after living together. But it also discovered that couples who cohabit before getting married are 15 per cent more likely to divorce than couples who do not first live together. Those who have previously lived with a different partner before marrying their spouse ...