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Should Couples Live Together Before Marriage?

deep dive SodaHead Should Couples Live Together? Before Marriage a weekly infographic 70% Yes His His Move in Before You Marry 70% think cohabitation is a good idea 30% think it's a bad idea Hers 30% No His You Might Regret It Once You Put a Ring on It S Voters who were in a non-marital relationship were gung-ho to set up house as soon as they're ready, but those in married relationships were hesitant. Single voters were... hopeful. Hers Hers 82% Yes 80% Yes 76% Yes 55% Yes 11 59% Yes Single In a Relationship Married Generation Gap Even the oldest voters were all right with cohabitation for the most part, but there was a clear shift at about 35 years old, where support dropped 21%. Under 35 Over 35 Shack-Ups Stack Up* Young people's enthusiasm for cohabitation shows. Based on a PEW Research report released this year, the percentage of people who live with an unmarried partner has nearly doubled since 1995. 7% 5% 5% 2010 2005 3% 2000 1995 Risk of Ruin** Stil Cohabiting Based on a 2002 survey of women who had tried living with an unmarried partner, one third said the arrangement resulted in a lasting marriage, while another third say it ended in a pre-marital break-up. Divorce was not 13% 19% 35% Break-Up Divorce 33% Marriage as common. SodaHead, 2011 ( *PEW Research Center, 2011 ( **National Survey of Family Growth, 2005 ( Results taken from on November 25, 2011. Vote, comment, and share at SodaHead O 2011 Total votes: 830

Should Couples Live Together Before Marriage?

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As generations change and evolve and views about marriage change, people have different opinions about living with someone before marriage. This infographic is based on a survey done by SodaHead and p...



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