Dating & Cohabitation 3
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Research tells us that cohabiting couples are less likely to support one another financially, are less sexually committed and trustworthy and have more negative attitudes about marriage. If they later marry theyâ€™re more likely to divorce. They also have higher levels of domestic and child abuse. It sounds like Godâ€™s desire that you put a ring on it before you move in really is in your best interest and your childâ€™s. I guess the only question is who do you trust more? Him or yourself?
Ron DealRon L. Deal is one of the most widely read and viewed experts on blended families in the country. He is Director of FamilyLife Blended® for FamilyLife®, founder of Smart Stepfamilies™, and the author and Consulting Editor of the Smart Stepfamily Series
With well over half of couples today living together before marriage there must be some really good benefits to doing so, right?