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Smock says cohabitation does not reduce odds of marriage

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Smock says federal data show no negative effect for cohabitation on marriage

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"A Matter of Commitment" - Courier Post. 09/28/2010.

These data from the National Center for Health Statistics show only minor differences among couples in first marriages of at least 10 years, between those who lived together first and those who didn't.

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