Prevalence And Growth Of Cohabitation

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Prevalence and Growth of Cohabitation, by Richard Fry, a senior researcher at the Pew Research Center, and D’vera Cohn, a senior writer and editor at the Pew Research Center, reports on the increasing trend of cohabiting couples. The research shows that the number of couples cohabiting has doubled, from 3% to 7%, over the past 15 years. The study was conducted by the Pew Research Center, and from what I have read there seem to be no gaps or omissions in the research presented.
Study: Are Cohabiting Parents Bad For Kids?, by Jennifer Ludden, a correspondent on NPR’s National Desk, reported on the study conducted by National Marriage Project and the Institute for American Values. The study reported that children from cohabiting parents are at risk for problems ranging from trouble in school to psychological stress, physical abuse, and poverty. From my understanding, there seem to be no gaps or omissions in the research. Cohabitation and Child Wellbeing, a research article, by Wendy D. Manning, a distinguished research professor in the department of Sociology at Princeton University, and also co-director of the National Center for Family and Marriage Research. The main conclusions drawn from this study are that family stability is a major factor in children’s healthy development, and that having better educated parents is connected to better wellbeing for children, because this allows them access to income, recourses, and social support.
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