I'm listing some recent links to posts here on the Sliding vs. Deciding blog so those who may be landing here from recent media stories can rapidly go to what you might be interested in.
The new report by Galena Rhoades and me at the National Marriage Project
Post no 1 on having (or avoiding) "The Talk." Post no 2 on avoiding "The Talk."
The Mystery: Why Isn't Living Together Beforehand Associated with Improved Odds in Marriage?
Moving In and Moving On: Cohabitation is Less Likely Than Ever to Lead to Marriage
weCloud: Thoughts on Leaf Blowers vs. Brooms
Some Good News in Who Benefits from Family-Strengthening Programs
[longer, more technical piece for those in this field]