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Smock says cohabitation does not reduce odds of marriage

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Smock says notion of being engaged has become 'flexible'

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"What Do You Call the Person You Are Probably Never Going to Marry? Your fiancé." - Slate. 10/03/2013.

In this Slate piece on the new meaning of "fiancée," Pamela Smock and colleague Wendy Manning note that couples calling themselves "engaged" may not intend to marry, but instead want to signal their committed status or the official nature of their relationship.

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