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Smock comments on cohabitation and divorce in Newsweek

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"Does ‘Living in Sin’ Still Lead to Divorce?" - Newsweek. 10/06/2010.

Once considered the realm of the young and nontraditional, "shacking up" has become much more common in the past 30 years. Pamela Smock says that this diffusion has weakened the link between cohabitation and divorce. “Something that used to be stigmatized is now becoming the common experience,” Smock says.

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