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Mar.26.2009
While marriage is touted as THE only way to truly have a successful, committed relationship, there are many distinct advantages to cohabitation that are often overlooked, a few of which are as follows: 1) Time-bound             One BIG advantage of cohabitation is that it is NOT until death do you...
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Feb.07.2009
Here are some little known facts about Valentines Day: 1. Nationwide, 6,000 couples will tie the knot on Valentine’s Day 2009. Even when that date does not fall upon a Saturday, February 14th is consistently one of the most popular days of the year to wed. 2. 255,000 other couples will become...
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Dec.09.2008
Is it hypocrisy or a younger generation trying to balance biblical beliefs with modern reality… you be the judge?   Under the radar screen raging hormones or economic necessity may be driving Evangelicals to cohabit even when they know they should not. Here is what some say is really going on...
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Nov.18.2008
Here are some interesting tidbits from the Journal of Population Studies about cohabiting couples: D.C. has the greatest percentage of unmarried heterosexual partners living together: 13.5% of coupled households. Vermont is second with 12%, followed by Maine with 11.9%. Utah and Alabama have the...
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Oct.08.2008
According to a recent USA TODAY/Gallup Poll of 1,007 adults, most people today reject the notion that couples who live together before marriage are more likely to get divorced. Almost half (49%) said living together makes divorce less likely; 13% said it makes no difference. Just 31% said living...
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Oct.08.2008
Baby boomers were known as trend setters and while cohabitating trend setters like Oprah, Brad and Jolene are in the spotlight now,  many boomers have been "living in sin" for decades. The 60s were a time that every institution in America was tested and for many, discarded. Marriage is...
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Oct.08.2008
Years of condemnation appear to be backfiring as many cohabitating couples reject the guilt-laden attempts to discourage their living arrangement. Instead, most cohabiters fear a failed marriage even more than the criticism, so opt to live together despite the odds.  Now the average age of a...
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Sep.06.2008
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are the new family role model as cohabitation becomes an American institution. While celebrities living together is nothing new, what is new is that it has gone mainstream, become widely accepted and wildly popular. Years of condemnation appear to be backfiring as many...