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Pamela Smock

Smock says NCHS report supports no negative effect of cohabitation on marriage

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Report: Cohabiting has little effect on marriage success" - USA Today. 03/02/2010.

A federal report says couples who live together before marriage have about the same chance of a successful marriage as those who do not. Pamela Smock says, on the basis of the report's numbers, "there is not a negative effect of cohabitation on marriages, plain and simple."

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Pamela Smock

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