Does Living Together Before Marriage Increase Chances of Divorce?
Living together? Research has long indicated that couples who wed at a young age are more likely to divorce than their older counterparts. What about couples who choose to move in together before tying the knot? Living Together – What the Numbers Reveal Studies suggest that couples who live together actually experience more stress than those who are married. In fact, nearly half of cohabiting couples choose not to get married at all. Of those who do eventually tie the knot, the risk of divorce is higher than for couples who never lived together. However, if those couples make it past seven years in a marriage, the chance for divorce drops off to be equal to the rate for couples who did not cohabitate prior to marriage. Here are some other facts of note: Couples who live together separate five times more often than married couples do, and reconcile one-third as often. Infidelity is a more likely occurrence for cohabitating couples than for married ones; Domestic…
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