I have a new blog post over at Institute for Family Studies on cohabitation--a perennial favorite topic here. I summarize the key findings from a new paper on cohabitation by sociologist Karen Guzzo of Bowling Green State University (my alma mater, btw). Right HERE.
A few highlights:
Quoting from Guzzo: “Relative to…1990 and 1994, cohabitations...from 1995–1999, 2000–2004, and 2005 and later were 13%, 49%, and 87%…more likely to dissolve…."
Quoting from my piece: "If a couple tells you they are cohabiting and you know nothing else, you know very little about their level of commitment."
Quoting from my piece: "Even those who are engaged when moving in together have become more likely than in past to break up."